MAJOR UPDATE: Yeppoon woman pinned between van and post
UPDATE: 1.10PM: A WELL-known Yeppoon woman is fighting for her life after a tragic accident left her with critical injuries.
It is understood the woman was half-inside a van which she and a man were trying to jump-start, when the vehicle was knocked out of gear.
The car ran into the nearby shed roller door, and as it did the door of the vehicle bent back onto itself, wedging the woman between the car and a post.
The woman, aged in her 50s, was rushed to the Rockhampton Base Hospital in a critical condition with serious head and abdominal injuries.
Emergency services were called about 9.45am to the crash, which occurred on William St, near Arthur and Morris streets.
They treated the woman on scene before the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service airlifted her.
The Morning Bulletin has contacted the Rockhampton Hospital regarding the incident.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
UPDATE 11.50AM: A WOMAN is in a critical condition after she was hit by a car in Yeppoon this morning.
The patient, aged in her 50s, was transported to the Rockhampton Hospital with head and abdominal injuries.
All emergency services attended the vehicle vs pedestrian crash on William St, outside the community centre and near Arthur and Morris streets.
A Queensland Police spokesman said the Forensic Crash Unit will be attending the scene to investigate.
Emergency services were unable to provide further information on the driver, or circumstances surrounding the incident at this time.
Further details are expected later today.
UPDATE 10.10AM: A WOMAN has suffered a head injury after she was struck by a vehicle on a Yeppoon street.
The Queensland Ambulance Service remained on scene as of 10.10am, and were assessing the woman's injuries.
A Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman confirmed they were called to scene to make the area safe after the incident, about 9.46am.
The crash occurred outside the community centre, near Arthur and Morris streets.
Emergency services said the QAS will likely transport the woman to hospital.
No further information is available at this time.
10AM: A WOMAN is reportedly injured after she was hit by a vehicle on a Yeppoon street.
Paramedics have just arrived on scene of the incident on William St, outside the community centre.
Initial reports indicate the woman, aged in her 50s, was struck by a vehicle about 9.46am.
The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service have also been called to assist, but were not on scene as of 9.56am.
This is a developing situation, more information to follow.