4 crashes in a week

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

FOUR traf­fic crashes oc­curred in the Whit­sun­days this week, in­clud­ing two mul­ti­ple car in­ci­dents on Shute Har­bour Road in the last four days.

On Mon­day, traf­fic was tem­po­rar­ily stopped on Shute Har­bour Road af­ter a Mazda was rear-ended on the cor­ner of Val­ley Drive and Shute Har­bour Road. No-one was se­ri­ously in­jured. On Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon another crash oc­curred with a util­ity hit on its side on the cor­ner of Shute Har­bour Road and Gail­braith Park Drive.

At 4am on Satur­day morn­ing emer­gency ser­vices at­tended a sin­gle-ve­hi­cle crash on Gre­gory Can­non Val­ley Road.

A 21-year-old Can­non­vale woman was in­jured in the crash and trans­ported to Proser­pine Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment.

Po­lice are still search­ing for the rider of a mo­tor­bike that crashed in Proser­pine’s main street around mid­night on Sun­day.

Po­lice found a Kawasaki Ninja mo­tor­cy­cle that had sus­tained ex­ten­sive dam­age near the Grand Cen­tral Ho­tel. Wit­nesses said the mo­tor­cy­cle be­came air­borne af­ter hit­ting the Chap­man St round­about.

The male rider de­scribed by wit­nesses was un­able to be lo­cated at the scene and any­one with in­for­ma­tion as to the rider’s iden­tity is asked to con­tact Proser­pine Po­lice on 4945 9666.

TWO CAR CRASH: RACQ and lo­cal fire­fight­ers as­sess the dam­age to one of the two cars in­volved in an ac­ci­dent on the cor­ner of Shute Har­bour Road and Gail­braith Park Drive at around 4.30pm on Tues­day.

STOP­PING TRAF­FIC: Traf­fic was stopped tem­po­rar­ily on Shute Har­bour Road af­ter a two car crash on the cor­ner of Val­ley Drive and Shute Har­bour Road on Mon­day af­ter­noon. Noone was se­ri­ously in­jured.

BIKE CRASH: Po­lice are search­ing for the rider of a mo­tor­bike that crashed in Proser­pine’s main street around mid­night on Sun­day.

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