A 44-year-old Agnes Waters man was airlifted from the Bruce Hwy after the car he was driving hit a tree.
The highway was closed for about 45 minutes in Koumala for RACQ CQ Rescue to land and evacuate the driver with a serious foot injury.
According to a Sarina Police spokesman, the utility was travelling south about 7.30am when it left the road and hit a tree.
"We are talking to witnesses of the accident, and police are still investigating a cause," the spokesman said.
"The man was trapped for a short period."
The man was transported to Mackay Hospital about 9am.
He is in a stable condition.
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