Fatality attracted attention
THE tragic death of Lowood teenager Candice Mangan was this week's most-read story on The Queensland Times website.
The 18-year-old was killed instantly when the Holden Commodore sedan in which she was a passenger hit a cast-iron cherub garden statue that was lying in the middle of the west-bound lanes of the Warrego Highway on Monday afternoon.
More than 42,500 people visited www.qt.com.au from December 25-31, viewing more than 140,500 pages of content.
Our top 10 stories were:
1. Statue on road claimed her life
2. Teenager killed in Warrego smash
3. Flood of recklessness hits Ipswich
4. Woman hit by wayward wheelie bin
5. Rain to continue in Ipswich
6. Complaint lodged against police
7. Region responds to floods
8. Man charged after bridge jump
9. Christmas Day blaze heartache
10. Ipswich police investigate home raid