Police are appealing for members of the public who may have witnessed the serious traffic crash at Beerburrum on Tuesday 31st around 2:15pm to come forward.
A green Ford Falcon station wagon was travelling northbound along Steve Irwin Drive when it collided with a southbound red Mitsubishi Lancer at around 2.20pm.
The 28-year-old driver of one car received critical injuries and was airlifted to hospital, while the driver and passenger of the other car were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police would particularly like to speak to motorists who were driving northbound along Steve Irwin Drive behind the green station wagon.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a charitable community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.