A MAN has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening head injuries after being hit by a car near Bundaberg.
The 23-year-old was struck at the intersection of Childers Road and Kingswood Way in Ellio just before midnight.
Queensland Ambulance said the man suffered extensive injuries to his head and face.
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The young man was treated by critical care paramedics before being rushed to Bundaberg Base Hospital.
He was transported by road ambulance in a critical condition under lights and sirens.
A critical care paramedic accompanied the man to hospital.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
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