Driver Taken To Mackay Base Hospital In A Stable Condition After Accident

Accident occurred Friday night.


27 January 2019

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The Bruce Highway was closed following a single car crash. A man allegedly hit the side of a bridge and ended up down an embankment just before nine Friday night. The highway was closed for around twenty minutes so they could remove the car from the bank. Its driver was taken to Mackay Base Hospital in a stable condition

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