The Gold Coast-based RACQ CareFlight crew was called to the crash on Beaudesert-Boonah Road shortly before 3.30pm.
RACQ CareFlight Aircrewman Troy Crook said the rider had suffered multi-trauma injuries.
CareFlight’s critical care doctor and flight paramedic treated the injured man and stabilised him before flying him to Prince Alfred Hospital for further treatment.
He remains in a critical condition.
A passenger in the ute was also injured and treated by QAS paramedic and transferred to hospital by road ambulance. The ute driver was uninjured.
Police are investigating.
For media enquiries please call the RACQ CareFlight Rescue 24/7 media number on 0448 844 197.