Community & Business

7 February, 2023

Police look for info and footage over fatal

POLICE are seeking information and dashcam footage of an accident which claimed the life of a 91-year-old woman on Saturday afternoon.

Police look for info and footage over fatal - feature photo

The single-vehicle crash involved a Land Rover minibus, which was travelling north-bound toward Atherton along the Kennedy Highway before it rolled at the corner of Wongabel Road.

The 91-year-old woman sustained critical injuries and was declared dead at the scene.

The highway was closed in both directions between Wongabel and Hastie roads and was reopened around 8pm on Saturday.

A 89-year-old Yorkeys Knob man, the driver of the vehicle, sustained serious injuries and was transported to Atherton Hospital before being airlifted to Cairns Hospital


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