This morning the RACQ Capricorn Rescue chopped flew to a single vehicle rollover on the Fitzroy Development Rd, south of Middlemount.
This morning the RACQ Capricorn Rescue chopped flew to a single vehicle rollover on the Fitzroy Development Rd, south of Middlemount. RACQ Capricorn Rescue

Driver flown to hospital in serious condition

UPDATE 2.30PM: AN OLDER man has been flown to hospital with severe injuries following a serious crash that closed a Central Queensland highway.

Just after 8.30am the RACQ Capricorn Rescue chopped flew to a single vehicle rollover on the Fitzroy Development Rd, south of Middlemount.

The Rescue 300 crew helped paramedics and Queensland Fire Brigade crews in extracting the man, in his 60s, from the vehicle.

This morning the RACQ Capricorn Rescue chopped flew to a single vehicle rollover on the Fitzroy Development Rd, south of Middlemount.
This morning the RACQ Capricorn Rescue chopped flew to a single vehicle rollover on the Fitzroy Development Rd, south of Middlemount. RACQ CQ Rescue

He was treated for a suspected severely fractured arm and internal injuries as a result of the crash.

He was stabilised before being flown to Rockhampton Base Hospital in a serious condition.

RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter.
RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter.

INITIAL: FITZROY Development Rd is closed as the helicopter crews retrieves a patient from a single vehicle roll over.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said police received the call about 8.30am.

It is understood the patient is not trapped, but emergency services have kept them in the vehicle due to possible neck injuries.

The crash is about 40km from Middlemount near Dingo.

The extraction is expected to take between 30 minutes and an hour.


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