CRASH SCENE: RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter has posted up pictures taken from the scene of yesterday's Bruce Highway crash near Midgee.
CRASH SCENE: RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter has posted up pictures taken from the scene of yesterday's Bruce Highway crash near Midgee.

UPDATE: Crash victims flown to Brisbane after fatal crash

UPDATE SATURDAY 12.20PM: QUEENSLAND Health has confirmed that the two people seriously injured in yesterday's fatal crash have been transported to Brisbane for further treatment. 

Tragically a 21-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the two vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway near Midgee, south of Rockhampton. 

Queensland Police confirmed their forensic investigators were still investigating the crash scene. 

Initial inquiries suggest a white Mitsubishi Triton was travelling north on the Bruce Highway just after 3pm when it collided with a Toyota RAV4 which was travelling south at the time.

RACQ Capricorn Rescue has provided photographs from their rescue mission to the highway crash yesterday. 

"From overhead the crew could see that two vehicles had collided head on," they said. 

"Once on scene the 56-year-old driver of the 4-wheel drive was treated and prepared for transport by the RACQ Capricorn Rescue on-board (QAS) Critical Care Paramedic and flight doctor.

"The patient was intubated prior to departure and airlifted to Rockhampton Base Hospital in a critical condition with suspected extensive internal injuries and multiple fractures.

"The passenger of the second vehicle was treated on scene by Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics and transported by road also in a critical condition with similar injuries."

CRASH SCENE: RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter attended the scene of yesterday's Bruce Highway crash near Midgee.
CRASH SCENE: RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter attended the scene of yesterday's Bruce Highway crash near Midgee.

UPDATE FRIDAY 10.30PM: A YOUNG woman has been killed and two others are seriously injured in a crash at Midgee this afternoon. 
Queensland Police confirmed a 21-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the two vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway. 
Initial inquiries suggest a white Mitsubishi Triton was travelling north on the Bruce Highway just after 3pm when it collided with a Toyota RAV4 which was travelling south at the time.

The 21-year-old driver of the RAV4 was pronounced deceased at the scene, while her passenger and the driver of the utility were taken to the Rockhampton Hospital in serious conditions.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

UPDATE 7pm: THE Bruce Hwy remains closed in both directions south of Rockhampton following a serious traffic crash this afternoon.

Three patients were treated for critical injuries after they were involved in a two-vehicle incident.

After three passengers were entrapped in the vehicles on the scene, emergency services removed them before attending to their injuries.

One female teenager and a man in his 50s were transported to Rockhampton Hospital while a third occupant was taken via the Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service.

UPDATE 4.50pm: THREE patients have been treated for critical injuries after they were involved in a two-vehicle incident on the Bruce Hwy south of Rockhampton.

After three passengers were entrapped in the vehicles on the scene, emergency services removed them before attending to their injuries.

One female teenager and a man in his 50s were transported to Rockhampton Hospital while a third occupant was taken via the Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service.

UPDATE 4.40pm: THE Bruce Hwy remains blocked following a serious traffic accident which south of Rockhampton earlier this afternoon.

A light vehicle diversion has been set up on Mogilno Rd near Bouldercombe while heavy vehicles are to divert through Calliope, Biloela and Dululu.

3.30pm: THE Bruce Highway is currently blocked in both directions at Midgee which is located about 20km south of Rockhampton due to a serious multiple-vehicle crash.

Initial reports indicate two people are trapped in separate vehicles.

One victim is a female in her 30s and the other is man in his 40s.

The Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service is heading to the crash site and a landing space is being prepared on the highway.

Traffic diversions are in place.

More to follow.



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