Horrific CCTV footage shows the 27-year-old woman crossing the road, seemingly oblivious to the large construction vehicle turning directly into her path.
The footage shows that within seconds a yellow tractor crane turns the corner, runs over the woman and appears to continue driving.
It can be seen in the video player above.
Detectives this morning seized the two-tonne mobile crane from a Queensland Rail holding yard.
From there, she was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and underwent emergency surgery.
CCTV has emerged of the moment a young woman was seriously injured in an alleged hit and run in Brisbane.
A 58-year-old man was assisting with inquiries following an appeal by police for the driver to come forward.
The excavator was later found and police believed it may have worked at a nearby railyard.
In a statement, a QR CEO Nick Easy said: “This is a bad incident and my thoughts are with the young woman and her family at this time”.
“This is a police matter under investigation”, Mr Easy said.
A 58-year-old man is now assisting police with their inquiries into an alleged hit and run traffic incident in Bowen Hills overnight.