Spate of car crashes
EMERGENCY crews attended a traffic crash yesterday about 12.36pm on the Bruce Highway at Alligator Creek. Two people were taken to Townsville Hospital in a stable condition, but one was treated for spinal precautions. It followed a crash just before 11am on the corner of Charters Towers Rd and Somer St in Hyde Park where a car and motorbike collided. The male motorbike rider, 32, was taken to hospital with leg and other minor injuries. At about the same time, a two-vehicle accident occurred on the corner of Bamford Lane and Charles St. An 81-yearold woman was taken to hospital with neck pain.