26-year-old taken to Royal Brisbane Hospital after head-on
UPDATE 10.30am Saturday: The 26-year-old male involved in the accident was transported to the Royal Brisbane Hospital last night for further medical attention.
The four other patients conditions have not changed.
A 31-year-old male still remains in a critical condition, a 30-year-old female remains in a serious condition, another 30-year-old female is in a stable condition with another 31-year-old male in a serious condition.
UPDATE: THREE people were in a critical condition last night after a head-on collision on the Bruce Highway yesterday morning.
Emergency services were called to the three-vehicle crash 2kms south of Mt Larcom at 7am.
Seven people were injured in the crash and the driver of a ute escaped without injury.
A 26-year-old male sustained significant head injuries and a suspected fractured left arm. He was airlifted by RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter to Rockhampton Hospital in a critical condition.
Two other males, both 31, were in a critical condition at time of print last night.
It is believed they both had head injuries, while one had abdominal injuries and the other had facial injuries.
Two 30-year-old females were also transported to Rockhampton Hospital. One was in a serious condition and the other in a stable condition. It is believed both had head injuries and one had suspected cervical injuries as QAS paramedics had applied a neck brace on the patient.
Two others were taken to Gladstone Hospital - a 47-year-old male who was in a stable condition with a suspected fractured ankle and minor injuries; and a 160-year-old male who was in stable with minor injuries.
The 26-year-old male was travelling in a SUV travelling north, was carrying four other passengers.
It is believed a Holden utility was travelling from Rockhampton along the Bruce Hwy towards Mt Larcom and a small brown SUV in the incoming lane clipped the Holden's side.
The SUV then crashed head on with a Ford territory car behind the Holden.
Friday: A Queensland Ambulance Services spokeswoman said all seven patients have been transported from the scene either by road or airlifted.
The details of the injured patients are:
Critical: A male in his 20s with head and chest injuries airlifted to Rockhampton Base Hospital by RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue
Stable: Male in his 20s with head and abdominal injuries transported by road to Rockhampton
Female, head injuries transported to Rockhampton
Female, head injuries and possible cervical injuries with neck brace on, transported to Rockhampton
Male in his 20s, head and facial injuries transported to Rockhampton
Male teenager with minor injuries transported by road to Gladstone Base Hospital
Male in his 40s with fractured ankle and other minor injuries transported to Gladstone.
7.40am: THE Bruce Highway is being cleared for the RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter as emergency services attend seven patients involved in a head-on crash.
Reports indicate injuries of the patients include head injuries, facial injuries, chest injuries and leg injuries.
It is believed that most of the people are in their 20s, 30s and 40s.
Reports indicate one male in his 30s has sustained head and chest injuries, another in his 20s has sustained chest injuries and a third male in his 30s has sustained facial injuries.
It is believed a female in her 20s has head and facial injuries and a man in his 40s has leg injuries.
The crash is 2km south of Mt Larcom near the Gladstone turn off.
7.11am: EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a head-on collision on the Bruce Highway south of Rockhampton.
An ambulance officer who came across the scene reports there are five people in one car where one person is trapped and two people in another car also trapped.
The crash is 300 metres from the Mt Larcom State School.
Two stretcher ambulance units from Rockhampton have been tasked to the crash and RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter is also heading towards the crash.