A motorbike and vehicle accident blocks the Yeppoon and Rockhampton roads intersection.
A motorbike and vehicle accident blocks the Yeppoon and Rockhampton roads intersection. Em W. Tales Roberts

Man 'critical' and woman hurt in CQ car, motorbike crash

UPDATE 10AM: A MAN is in critical condition and a woman injured after a motorbike collided with a car doing a U-turn on the Rockhampton-Yeppoon roads.

The Queensland Police Service is investigating the crash, which occurred about 5.40pm yesterday.

Initial reports indicated the crash happened at the intersection of Yeppoon and Rockhampton Roads, however QPS information released late last night pinpoints the location as Ironpot.

A 52-year-old man was driving the motorbike with a 45-year-old passenger at the time of the crash, and both were transferred to the Rockhampton Hospital.

Further information on their condition is not available at this time.

The man driving the car, and his female passenger were not physically injured in the crash.

Investigators are appealing to anyone with information to contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The crash shut down the section of road for a period of time as paramedics treated the two patients at the scene.

Police conducted traffic control and diverted traffic down a service road.

 

SATURDAY, 6PM: PARAMEDICS are treating two patients on scene of a motorbike and vehicle crash, which has blocked a section of the Yeppoon-Rockhampton road.

All emergency services are on scene near Ironpot after they received the call for help at 5.39pm.

Reports from the scene indicate two people were on the motorbike when it collided with a car.

The Queensland Ambulance Service is treating both patients and working to determine their condition.

A number of Queensland Police Service crews are on scene and are conducting traffic control as the east and west-bound lanes are blocked.

A traffic control crew is expected to arrive shortly to set up a diversion.

Further information is not available at this time.



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