BLOOMSBURY: A man has been injured in a crash on the Bruce Highway. Picture: Heidi Petith
BLOOMSBURY: A man has been injured in a crash on the Bruce Highway. Picture: Heidi Petith

Injured motorbike rider airlifted from Bloomsbury crash

UPDATE 3PM: A motorbike rider injured in a crash at Bloomsbury this morning has been airlifted to Mackay Base Hospital.

Emergency services were called to a collision involving a car and motorbike on the Bruce Highway about 10.20am.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said the man was in a stable condition with chest, back and neck pain.  

He was initially believed to have head and neck injuries. 

EARLIER 12.19PM: A MOTORBIKE rider is being treated for a head injury following a collision in Bloomsbury this morning.

Emergency services were called to a crash involving a car and motorbike on the Bruce Highway about 10.20am.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics were still on scene treating a man for head and neck injuries.

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He is in a stable condition and is expected to be winched from the scene by helicopter.

A rescue helicopter has been tasked.

It is the second crash to occur on the Bruce Highway near Bloomsbury this weekend.

A 23-year-old man died overnight when a car and truck collided about 9.20pm.

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