Pedestrian airlifted after being struck by car

POLICE are investigating an incident in which a pedestrian was struck by a four-wheel-drive at Gatton early this morning.

Initial investigations indicate the pedestrian was on Hill Street around 2.10am when he was struck by the vehicle.

The pedestrian, a 19-year-old Gatton man, received serious head injuries and was taken to the Gatton Hospital before being airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.

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

Investigations into the cause of the crash by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.

Topics:  accident gatton

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