The man in his 30s sustained suspected multi-trauma injuries in the accident, which happened on Boyland Road in Boyland, west of Canungra.
RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s Gold Coast helicopter was tasked to the scene shortly after 7am with a Critical Care Doctor and Intensive Care Flight Paramedic on-board.
RACQ CareFlight Rescue Aircrewman Ryan Purchase said the man tried to swerve to miss the ute.
The rider was transferred to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.
RACQ CareFlight Rescue attended 291 primary missions last year, providing specialist air-medical care to seriously injured people across Queensland.