Queensland Ambulance Service. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Queensland Ambulance Service. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle Alistair Brightman

Tree lands on top of motorist's car on CQ highway

8.02am: A DRIVER is lucky to have escaped uninjured after their vehicle crashed into a tree and the tree fell on top of the car this morning.

A Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said one fire unit attended the scene and disconnected the battery to stop the airbags from deploying.

"There was a tree on top of the car,” he said.

The crew left the scene on the Leichhardt Highway 34kms south of Theodore at 7.40am.

A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said the highway was not blocked and the vehicle was off the road.

7.23am: A DRIVER is lucky to escape uninjured after a tree landed on top of their car this morning.

Reports indicate the crash occurred on the Leichhardt Highway, 34kms south of Theodore headed towards Taroom.

It is believed a 44-year-old male was assessed by Queensland Ambulance Service officers.

Reports indicate he did not receive any injuries.


Airlie Beach cafe owner revealed as alleged cocaine pusher

Premium Content Airlie Beach cafe owner revealed as alleged cocaine pusher

The 27 year old was allegedly found with 6.3 grams of cocaine and later $10,000 in...

Few days in jail deemed enough for man with child sex images

Premium Content Few days in jail deemed enough for man with child sex images

The Whitsunday man who has volunteered at various organisations was caught with 200...

Flashback: Bounty hunting fox and dingo scalps for cash

Premium Content Flashback: Bounty hunting fox and dingo scalps for cash

The pests fumigated in Mackay in recent weeks were once considered a hotel menu...