The crash happened at a site, marked in orange to the left, west of Pinnacle.
The crash happened at a site, marked in orange to the left, west of Pinnacle.

UPDATE: Rider flown to Brisbane in critical condition

UPDATE SUNDAY: The crashed motorbike rider was flown to the Royal Brisbane Hospital Saturday night in a critical condition.

UPDATE 3.50PM: The 60-year-old motorbike rider who crashed at Pinnacle Saturday morning is now in a critical condition, a Mackay Base Hospital spokeswoman said.

UPDATE: A motorbike rider has been transported to Mackay Base Hospital in a serious condition following a crash near Pinnacle.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the rider had crashed into the back of a car on the Mackay-Eungella Road at 11.23am.

The road, west of the Pinnacle Hotel, remains closed to traffic.

EARLIER: Emergency services are on the scene of a motorbike crash near Pinnacle.

Initial reports suggest that shortly before 11.30am Saturday a motorbike crashed into the back of a car, on the Mackay-Eungella Road about 2km west of the Pinnacle Hotel.

It is believed the one person involved is conscious.

Queensland Ambulance Services and Queensland Police Service are at the scene.

More to come.


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