Entries by Monique StClair

Man in his 20s dies in head-on collision with a truck

A man in his 20s has tragically died after his sedan crashed head-on with a truck south of Gladstone yesterday. Investigations are still underway, though preliminary information indicates he collided with a small truck towing a caravan on the Bruce Highway almost 40 km south of Miriam Vale around 11am. He was pronounced dead at […]

Two men airlifted from North Stradbroke Island

Two men have had to be airlifted from North Stradbroke Island following separate surf incidents yesterday afternoon. A Brisbane-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was sent out to Dunwich to perform the double-patient airlift around 4pm. One of the men, aged in his 50s suffered suspected spinal injuries after getting dumped by a wave and hitting […]

Far North Queensland prepares for cyclonic weather

With significant rainfall expected for Far North Queensland over the next week, Police are urging the community to work with emergency services so that everyone stays safe. A severe weather warning has already been issued, with concerns a cyclone could form off the coast, bringing potential flash flooding and 90 km/h wind gusts. Emergency services […]

Man arrested for sexual assault offences escapes custody

Residents in the Ravenshoe area are being urged not to approach a man who is still on the run this morning after escaping lawful police custody yesterday afternoon. An extensive search of the area has failed to locate the 25-year-old man, who was last seen wearing bright yellow shorts, a green and grey t-shirt and […]

Man hospitalised with serious head injuries after violent attack

A man is recovering from serious injuries in Logan Hospital this morning after a violent incident in Loganlea. It’s alleged that around 3am, the 36-year-old man was walking along Coral Street, when he was attacked from behind by more than one offender. He was struck around the head, back and hands with a weapon, before […]