News

Traffic affected by car and truck crash in Rockhampton

A car and truck have crashed on the corner of George and Fitzroy streets in Rockhampton.Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin
A car and truck have crashed on the corner of George and Fitzroy streets in Rockhampton.Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin Amber Hooker

UPDATE, 3.15PM: DRIVERS are advised to avoid Fitzroy St if possible after a car and truck crash on the busy Rockhampton intersection.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman confirmed a set of traffic lights had been hit, and police were on scene.

Emergency services were first called about 2.45pm, with two QAS crews tasked to four patients, two of whom were assessed.

The QPS spokesperson said there were no entrapments or physical injuries visible as a result of the crash.

 

INITIAL, 3PM: TWO patients are being assessed by the Queensland Ambulance Service following a truck and car crash on a busy Rockhampton intersection.

A QAS spokeswoman said they received a call for the incident on the corner of Fitzroy and George streets in Rockhampton at 2.43pm.

One QAS crew is currently on scene, and another is on the way.

The spokeswoman said there were four patients, all free from their vehicles.

The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service are on their way, and Queensland Police Service have arrived on scene.

Initial reports indicate a traffic light was also involved, and the road is expected to be closed for quite some time.

More to come



VIDEO: China's organ harvesting reality brought to region

ROAD TRIP: Protests on Brisbane Street in West Ipswich to stop live organ harvesting, Annie Zhao, Julia Yu, and Ying Zhou.

Woman tells of brutal torture nightmare

Ipswich mates on grand final mission

Ipswich Flyers netballers Nicole Grant, Bridget Cumming and co-captain Liz Hales relax before Friday night's SEQ Challenge grand final.

Flyers set for most important challenge

Local Partners

Cliff Richard to release 101st album

Sir Cliff Richard's album cover

Sir Cliff Richard is to release his 101st album

CMC Rocks faces fan backlash over date change, headliners

The 10th annual CMC Rocks festival will be headlined by The Dixie Chicks.

FANS are not happy about festival being pushed back by two weeks.

Kim Kardashian West attacked by man trying to kiss her bottom

Vitalii Sediuk targeted Gigi Hadid last week

Madonna poses naked in solidarity with Katy Perry

Madonna posted her own nude selfie on Instagram

Little Theatre playing big shows

Robyn Harm appears in the ILT production Cruise Missile

Ipswich Little Theatre presents the Deckchairs series

Carlos Santana added to Bluesfest 2017 line up

Carlos Santana at Bluesfest 2013.

Calling all local black magic women

$40million hotel, shops development project for Mackay

Mt Pleasant hotel and retirement accommodation, proposed at 194-202 Malcomson St.

$40m development to take Mackay to 'the next level'

Housing report points to a lift in local market

AFFORDABLE HOMES: First home buyers have the opportunity to purchase modern new homes in the Ipswich region for under $400,000.

Region shaping up as the "final frontier” for affordable housing

Five ways to slash household bills and save the environment

THINK GREEN: Considering the environment when building or buying your next home can save you big dollars. The Village Building Company, who is responsible for Woodlinks Village at Collingwood Park, builds homes with this front of mind.

THERE is nothing as sweet as slashing dollars from your bills.

Investors out-bid first-home buyers in booming market

Housing generic.

Ipswich's housing market is putting more cash into sellers’ pockets

Another Ripley development

THE ENTRANCE: An overview of the last planned development for the fast growing Ripley area.

85 more home lots released