Crash on Hamilton Plains
PROSERPINE Police attended a two-vehicle traffic accident at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Shute Harbour Road, Hamilton Plains, at about 4.40pm on October 9. A Nissan sedan, driven by a 30-year-old Mt Marlow woman, crossed into the path of an oncoming semi-trailer causing extensive damage to the sedan, which was subsequently towed. The woman and a three-year-old child, who received lacerations to the forehead, were transported Proserpine Hospital, but later released. The truck driver was unharmed. Investigations into the cause of the crash are continuing.