Woman struck by jetski, killed in front of shocked family members

A woman has died after being hit by a jetski while swimming in a river near Bundaberg on Tuesday afternoon.

The woman was splashing in water at Sharon, about 10 kilometres west of Bundaberg, when she was struck by a relative riding a jetski.

Other shocked family members witnessed the horrifying accident which comes just one month from christmas.


Paramedics attempted to resuscitate the woman, however she passed away at the scene.

The forensic crash unit are investigating the incident, however inital information suggests it was a tragic accident.