News

Gatton teen airlifted to Brisbane after crash

A 19-year-old Gatton man is in Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital with life-threatening head injuries after he was struck by a four-wheel-drive early on Wednesday morning.

After initial assessment at Gatton Hospital, the man was flown by helicopter to Brisbane for further treatment.

Police report the man was laying on the road in Hill Street, Gatton, when the four-wheel-drive ran over him at about 2.30am Wednesday morning.

The driver of the four-wheel-drive, a 47-year-old Gatton man, was not injured in the incident.

The accident site is just metres from the rear entrance to the Gatton Hospital.

Investigations into the accident are continuing, with local officers joined by the Forensic Crash Unit and Scenes of Crime staff.

Any witnesses to the incident are urged to contact Gatton Police on 5468 3266.

Topics:  crash, gatton, teen


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Bianca's quest for rodeo royalty

QUEEN QUEST: Bianca Mason will travel to the Gold Coast for the Rodeo Council of Australia's Rodeo Queen finals next week.

Bianca Mason will attend the 2016 Rodeo Queen Quest final next week.

Withcott is friendliest town in QLD

Withcott Hotel owner Neil Simpson says he is proud Withcott is Queensland's friendliest town.

The small country town wins a big award.

Latest deals and offers

Best foot forward when fighting cancer

MORE than 400 locals took to the track at Lockyer Valley Relay For Life over the weekend.

Bianca's quest for rodeo royalty

QUEEN QUEST: Bianca Mason will travel to the Gold Coast for the Rodeo Council of Australia's Rodeo Queen finals next week.

Bianca Mason will attend the 2016 Rodeo Queen Quest final next week.

Withcott is friendliest town in QLD

Withcott Hotel owner Neil Simpson says he is proud Withcott is Queensland's friendliest town.

The small country town wins a big award.

Primary students experiment in lab

LAB RATS: Minden student Bella Morton and Walloon student Coen Russell enjoying the Faith Lutheran College science day.

Faith Lutheran College hosts its inaugural science day.

Peace Playgroup celebrates decade

YUMMY SCRUMMY: Peace Playgroup children blow out the candles for the 10th birthday celebrations.

Peace Playgroup has proudly celebrated a special milestone.

Die-hard fan's 34 magic Gympie Muster years

STICK AROUND FOR A BEER: Mal Williams has been at every Gympie Muster for 34 years.

Mal Williams has only missed one Muster in 35 years - the first one

Gladstone couple's spontaneous Gympie Muster wedding

Craig Oglesby and Brenda Strong celebrate their wedding at the Gympie Muster with punters in front of the Main Stage.

The Gympie Music Muster was the perfect place for a wedding.

Australian Survivor's Peter: I'm no quitter

Australian Survivor contestant Peter Fiegehen.

ILLNESS forces castaway's early exit from Samoa.

Diva's sister on soliciting charge

FILE - In this May 14, 2016 file photo, Mariah Carey attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, in New York. Carey will appear on the Oct. 5 episode of the Fox series, \"Empire,\" the network confirmed Monday at a TV critics bi-annual press tour. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Mariah Carey's sister has been arrested on charges of prostitution.

Tom Cruise private jets his gym kit around the world

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise charters private to take his gym kit around the world

Movie behind Depp and Heard split to be released

Soon you'll be able to see the movie that ended the marriage

Bindi's boyfriend helps release huge croc

Chandler (far right) helped the jump team.

Chandler Powell helps catch Duncan the croc

Palm Lake Resort set to move in to Coast with 276 villas

Palm Lake Group has been given approval by Sunshine Coast Council to build a 276-villa over 50s resort and 120-bed aged care facility at the intersection of Caloundra Rd and Caloundra Mooloolaba Rd in Little Mountain.

New facility planned for Caloundra Rd

Warning for unit investors with price plummet prediction

The warning signs are flashing for one real estate sector in 2017 despite others performing the best they have in years and it's not going to be pretty.

One real estate sector looks set for a rocky 2017

REVEALED: Pat Rafter's $18m Coast house on the market

Check out the photos of the Coast's most expensive property for sale

The "correction we had to have" in Gladstone's rentals

UPWARD MARCH: The rental vacancy rate in Gladstone has improved for the first time in more than a year, providing a confidence boost in the market.

Vacancy rates improve with signs that things are getting betterF

ISLAND FOR SALE: Cheap Fraser Coast island drops price again

Suna Island in the Great Sandy Strait will be auctioned by Ray White Hervey Bay on Saturday morning.

This is the cheapest island you will find for sale in Australia

How a family home can fit on a 250sq m block

This is what you can build on 250m2.

Here's the floor plan of a home built on 250sq m