Tow truck operators load a motorbike onto the tray of their vehicle following a crash at St Helens.
Tow truck operators load a motorbike onto the tray of their vehicle following a crash at St Helens. Brett Davis

Man flown to Brisbane with pelvic and lower limb injuries

UPDATE: A 20-year-old male motorcyclist has been flown to Brisbane for treatment following a crash in St Helen's on Friday morning.

Following assessment a hospital spokesman said the man was in a critical condition with severe pelvis and lower limb injuries.

At midday he was transferred to the Royal Brisbane Hospital for further treatment.

EARLIER UPDATE: Traffic has cleared on Hervey Bay-Maryborough Rd following a Friday morning crash involving a ute and motorbike at St Helens.

Police said the motorbike rider was in Hervey Bay Hospital and an update on the rider's condition would be provided when it was available.

EARLIER: A ute and a motorbike have crashed on the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd at the entrance to the dump causing major traffic delays.

Traffic is banked up for kilometres on Saltwater Creek Rd and Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd around the St Helens area.

A police spokesman said the crash happened just prior to 6am and the motorbike rider had been taken to Hervey Bay Hospital.

He said investigations were still under way.

No further information is available at this time.

The scene of a crash at the turn-off to the dump in Maryborough.
The scene of a crash at the turn-off to the dump in Maryborough. Contributed


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