Logan man killed in horror highway collision

Investigations are underway after a Logan man was killed in a car crash last night.

Emergency services rushed to the intersection of Green Road and the Mount Lindesay Highway just before 8.00 pm, following reports of the incident.

On arrival, it appeared two cars had collided; a Dodge Nitro and a Mitsubishi Outlander.

Despite desperate attempts by paramedics, the 58-year-old male driver of the Dodge was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was the only occupant in the car.

While the driver and sole occupant of the Outlander sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital for further treatment.

Police are now looking into the circumstances surrounding the crash and are calling on anyone with information or dashcam footage to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

New COVID-19 case detected in border bubble

A new COVID-19 case has been detected in northern NSW, sparking fears for the QLD-NSW border bubble.

Northern NSW Local Health District confirmed the new infection had been picked up in the Lismore area yesterday.

“Known contacts of the case are being contacted to get tested immediately and self-isolate,” the health department said in a statement.

It’s understood the person attended a school in Goonellabah on Monday, 13 September.

As a result, the school has been closed today to undergo a deep clean.

“NNSWLHD is working with the NSW Department of Education to advise parents and pupils, and the school will be closed from Thursday, 16 September,” they said.

Investigations into the source of the case are continuing.

NSW Authorities are urging anyone in the area with even the mildest of symptoms of COVID-19 to get tested and self-isolate until a negative test result is received.

Man injured in horror road-rage attack at COVID testing clinic

A man has been rushed to hospital after he was seriously assaulted in a horror road rage attack at a COVID-19 testing clinic in Sydney’s west.

The fight erupted around 2.45pm yesterday, when the 55-year-old man attended a drive-through clinic in Auburn.

“A short time later he became involved in a verbal dispute with another man, aged about 20, who had also driven into the clinic,” NSW Police said.

It’s understood the younger man got out of his vehicle and allegedly pulled the older man out of his car, punching and kneeing him repeatedly before driving away.

The 55-year-old man was taken to Auburn Hospital with a fractured hand, cuts to his face, and bruising to his ribs.

While the younger man remains at large this morning, with police appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident and may have mobile phone or dashcam footage to come forward.

The man is described as being in his early 20’s, of Middle Eastern appearance, thin build, with long hair tied in a bun, and was wearing a blue and gold sleeping gown at the time.

He was driving what is believed to be a 1996 model light blue Diahatsu Charade, with black and yellow number plates and an attached red P-plate.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Teen charged after woman stabbed while sunbaking on Qld beach

LATEST @ September 14, 6.45 AM | A teenage boy has been charged over the alleged stabbing attack of a young woman on a popular beach in Mackay.

Police allege the 23-year-old woman was sunbathing on Blacks Beach on Monday morning when she was approached by an unknown male who stabbed her multiple times in the neck and body.

The male fled the scene while the woman stumbled to a nearby construction site for help before being rushed to hospital in a serious condition.

Thankfully her injuries aren’t believed to be life-threatening and she is recovering this morning.

Following investigations, police have since charged a 16-year-old boy with acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm.

The juvenile has been refused bail to appear at the Mackay Children’s Court today

EARLIER @ September 13, 3.00 PM | A woman has been left seriously injured after being stabbed multiple times while sunbaking on a beach in Mackay.

Police and paramedics rushed to Blacks Beach just before 12.30 on Monday afternoon, finding a 23-year-old woman with numerous stab wounds.

It’s believed the woman was approached by a male while sunbaking before being stabbed multiple times in the neck and body.

The male fled the scene while the woman stumbled to a nearby construction site for help.

The woman was rushed to hospital in a serious condition but Police say her injuries aren’t believed to be life-threatening.

A 16-year-old male has since been taken into custody and is being questioned by Police.

Tino Fa’asuamaleaui crowned Gold Coast Titans Club Champion

Tino Fa’asuamaleaui has been rewarded for his massive debut season with the Gold Coast Titans, claiming the Paul Broughton Medal for the club’s player of the year.

The award ceremony was held at The Star Gold Coast last night, with the players phoning in via zoom because they weren’t able to attend in person due to the NRL’s strict Covid rules.

21-year-old Tino Fa’asuamaleaui finished on 17 votes across the regular season, claiming an unassailable lead in round 23 against his former club, the Melbourne Storm.

The count came down to the final round, but Tino finished three votes clear of Moeaki Fotuaika and Corey Thompson.

Jayden Campbell was named Rookie of the Year, after a stellar few games as a fullback in the place of an injured AJ Brimson.

Corey Thompson took out the Coaches’ Award, and Jamal Fogarty took out the The “Preston” award.

Tino was also the pick of the Titans Legion, holding off fan-favourite AJ Brimson to claim the Members MVP award.

Paul Broughton Medal Final Count
Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 17
Corey Thompson & Moeaki Fotuaika 14
Jarrod Wallace 11
Jamal Fogarty & Brian Kelly 10