Floods sweep car into creek
A WOMAN and two children have been rescued from a car that was swept off a highway and into a creek by floodwaters in central Queensland. The woman was driving on the Peak Downs Highway on the Eton Range at Nebo when she hit water yesterday afternoon. It’s believed she lost control of the car and it was swept into a flooded creek, police said. Bystanders helped drag the woman and two children from the car, a spokeswoman said. She was treated for shock and minor injuries and taken to Mackay Base Hospital.