Head on collision on Yeppoon Rd
Head on collision on Yeppoon Rd RACQ CAPRICORN RESCUE

UPDATE: Man airlifted to Brisbane after Yeppoon Rd crash

Yeppoon Rd crash: Yeppoon Rd crash CHRS footage
Yeppoon Rd crash: Yeppoon Rd crash CHRS footage

3.30PM: A 24-year-old male is being transported to Royal Brisbane Women's Hospital following a horror head-on accident near Yeppoon this morning.

The patient remains in a critical condition with severe head, chest, pelvic and leg injuries. 

The crash was reported about 6am on the intersection of McKays Rd and Yeppoon Rd and Bondoola.

12PM: Yeppoon Road has reopened following this morning's horrific head on crash which has left one man in critical condition and another with serious leg injuries. 

 A 24-year-old male remains in a critical condition with severe head, chest, pelvic and leg injuries. 

More to come. 

10:30AM: The RACQ Capricorn Rescue have provided images from the this morning's horror chash scene on Yeppoon Road. 

The pictures show one hatchback with severe damage and a four-wheel-drive ute which has sustained front end damage. 

CQHHS has also confirmed the 24-year old male who was air lifted remains in a critical condition. 

Head on collision on Yeppoon Road
Head on collision on Yeppoon Road RACQ CAPRICORN RESCUE

9.15AM: A 24-year-old male is in critical condition in Rockhampton Hospital after being "heavily entrapped" following a head on collision on Yeppoon road this morning.

Senior Operations Supervisor Brad Miers from Queensland Ambulance Service described the scene:

"We found two male patients from either vehicle and both those male patients had severe injuries," he said
"A 24-year-old male was found unconscious and heavily entrapped in the vehicle," he said.
The 24-year-old was airlifted from the scene with severe head, chest, pelvic and leg injuries.
Second patient self-extricated and was transported stable by road.
He had sustained major leg injuries.

Images surfacing from the scene appear to show the two vehicles having sustained severe damage. 
More to come

7.15AM: One patient has been loaded in the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue service following a head-on collision on Yeppoon Rd this morning.

A stable male patient with leg and chest injuries has been transported to Rockhampton Hospital via road.

It is believed the patient transported via the helicopter has a significant leg injury.

It is understood Yeppoon Rd remains closed at this stage and traffic are being diverted through Mulara Rd.

6.30AM: TRAFFIC is being diverted on Yeppoon Rd and the rescue helicopter has been tasked following a two-vehicle crash this morning.

The crash was reported about 6am on the intersection of McKays Rd and Yeppoon Rd at Bondoola.

Traffic is being diverted through Mulara Rd.

A Queensland Ambulance Service media spokesman said at least one person is entrapped.

The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue service has been tasked.