Teenager ‘critical’ after shocking accident

A young woman is fighting for life in a Brisbane hospital after being hit by a car onto railway tracks.

Emergency services were called to Swann Road in Taringa around 7:30pm on Friday following reports a woman had been hit by a car near the intersection of Moggill Road.

The 19-year-old had fallen on to the railway tracks below.


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Police commenced CPR on the woman until other emergency services arrived and she was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the car, a 20-year-old woman, was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital as a precaution.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.