A man in his 70s has been attacked following a two-vehicle crash.
A man in his 70s has been attacked following a two-vehicle crash.

UPDATE: Elderly man hospitalised after collision, attack

UPDATE, 1pm: A man in his 70s has been taken to hospital following an earlier crash and assault at Park Avenue.

It is believed he was punched in the throat after a nose-to-tail crash on Glenmore Rd.

The suspect in question reportedly fled the scene after the attack.

The victim was later transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.

A QPS spokesman confirmed police were conducting inquiries.

INITIAL, 12.20pm: A 70-year-old man has been assaulted after he was involved in a nose-to-tail collision in Rockhampton’s north.

The alleged incident occurred around midday on Glenmore Rd at Park Avenue.

It is understood the man was punched in the throat by the alleged aggressor after the collision.

The attacker is believed to have then fled the scene by vehicle.

Paramedics are currently assessing the man at a nearby service station.

The extent of his injuries remain unclear.

His vehicle is believed to have sustained some damage.

More to come.



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