Police confirm motorcycle crash victim was a learner rider
UPDATE: MORE details have emerged as investigators continue to probe the cause of a motorcycle crash that left one man fighting for his life on Saturday.
A Queensland Police Services spokesperson confirmed this morning that the driver of the motorcycle who suffered life-threatening injuries was a learner rider on either a lesson or his test.
Investigators from the Forensic Crash Unit believe the 21-year-old Toowoomba man crossed onto the wrong side of the road before colliding with a car on the corner of Drayton-Wellcamp Rd and Devine Rd.
He is now in a stable but critical condition after being airlifted to Princess Alexandra Hospital at about noon yesterday.
Investigations are continuing.
UPDATE: EMERGENCY services have confirmed the condition of the driver of a motorbike that collided with a car this morning has worsened
A QAS spokesperson said the man in his thirties was transported to Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital at about midday, confirming that his injuries were now life-threatening.
Emergency services were forced into action responding to reports of a crash on Drayton-Wellcamp Rd at about 8.30am this morning, attempting to stabilise the victim at Toowoomba Base Hospital.
The severity of his injuries, a significant traumatic leg injury and a fractured arm, meant urgent transport to the Princess Alexandra Hospital was required.
EARLIER: A MAN has been rushed to Toowoomba Hospital this morning after a two-vehicle collision in Wellcamp.
Emergency services responded to reports of a crash on Drayton-Wellcamp Rd involving a car and a motorbike at 8.36am.
Queensland Ambulance Services confirmed the patient, a male, was being transported to hospital.
Queensland Police Service said the patient was a man in his thirties and suffered a "serious leg injury".
The female driver of the car was treated for shock.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.