In­jured woman mys­tery

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

MYS­TERY sur­rounds the dis­cov­ery of a crit­i­cally in­jured woman found un­con­scious on the side of the Bruce High­way in Cairns at the week­end.

The woman, in her mid- 30s, re­mains on life sup­port in the Cairns Hos­pi­tal af­ter she was dis­cov­ered in a drain over Charles Creek in Ear­lville about 9.15pm on Satur­day.

Po­lice are ea­ger to speak to a man who ap­proached of­fi­cers at an RBT site and tipped them off about the woman. It’s un­der­stood de­tec­tives have been un­able to con­tact him.

Au­thor­i­ties say the woman had at­tended the Cairns Cup rac­ing car­ni­val ear­lier that day.

They want to hear from any­body who may have seen a woman walk­ing in­bound on the out­bound side of the Bruce High­way be­tween the Can­non Park Race­course and the Cal­tex ser­vice sta­tion be­tween 6.30pm and 9.15pm.

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