The victim was transported to hospital with believed life-threatening head and internal injuries while the vehicle was subsequently located by police abandoned.

A man in his early 20s is in a critical condition at the Princess Alexandra Hospital after being struck by a vehicle in a drive through bottleshop at Meadowbrook overnight.

Around 11pm, the man was working at the Logandowns Drive bottleshop when he attempted to stop a red utility and its occupants from leaving with stolen products.

The vehicle then struck the man as it sped out of the driveway exit and away from the scene.

He was transported to hospital with believed life-threatening head and internal injuries while the vehicle was subsequently located by police abandoned.

Forensic Crash Unit and Criminal Investigation Branch officers are currently 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.