Woman air­lifted af­ter buggy crash

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

A 23-YEAR-OLD woman was air­lifted to Mackay Base Hos­pi­tal with a se­ri­ous shoul­der in­jury fol­low­ing a crash in a golf buggy on Hamil­ton Is­land.

The NSW woman was a pas­sen­ger on the golf buggy when its brakes failed and the buggy rolled on Tues­day morn­ing.

Po­lice said the buggy skid­ded for about seven me­tres be­fore rolling.

The driver was thrown off and the woman be­came trapped.

She suf­fered se­ri­ous lac­er­a­tions to her right shoul­der and was re­ported to be in a sta­ble con­di­tion.

The male driver of the buggy also suf­fered mi­nor shoul­der bruis­ing.

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