Police are investigating the cause of a serious crash this morning which has left one man with serious head injuries.
Police are investigating the cause of a serious crash this morning which has left one man with serious head injuries. Paul Braven

PHOTOS: Road now open after serious crash

UPDATE: 12.05PM

INVESTIGATORS have left the scene of an accident at the entrance to Tondoon Botanical Gardens and the road is now open.

Police said it appeared the Toyota Hilux had rolled several times before coming to rest on the side of the road.

The Forensic Crash Unit will continue with further investigations.   

One driver sustained serious head injuries.

UPDATE: 9.40AM

SEVERAL drivers have disobeyed the road closed signs and police are asking the public to be patient and find alternate routes.

While the road is closed motorists are advised to use Kirkwood Rd to avoid the accident site.

The man with serious head injuries will be flown to Brisbane for further treatment. 

EARLIER:

TWO men have been taken to hospital - one of them with serious head injuries - after a traffic accident near the entrance to Tondoon Botanic Gardens at Victoria Ave

The two four-wheel-drives crashed at 5.30am, at least two ambulances were called, as well as a doctor from Gladstone Hospital, the police and fire department.

The road will be closed for the next few hours while police investigate.

Tondoon Gardens can be accessed via Dalrymple Drive.

The region experienced some heavy rain overnight and the roads are still wet.



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