Highway reopens after motorbike crash near Proserpine
UPDATE 3.15PM: The Bruce Highway has reopened after a motorbike crash near Proserpine.
The road was closed from about 1pm after the single-vehicle crash on Bob Shepherd Bridge, just north of Proserpine.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads has advised the road is now clear.
A man in his 50s was taken to Proserpine Hospital in a stable condition with hip, neck and back injuries following the crash.
INITIAL: The Bruce Highway is closed near Proserpine after a single-vehicle motorbike crash.
Emergency services were called to Bob Shepherd bridge, just north of Proserpine, about 1pm.
A man in his 50s was taken to hospital in a stable condition with hip, neck and back injuries.
The crash happened just a two-minute drive from the hospital.
A Queensland Police spokesman said the Bruce Highway near the bridge was closed but should reopen soon.