News

UPDATE: Six-year-old boy discharged from hospital

UPDATE: A ROCKHAMPTON Hospital spokeswoman has confirmed six-year-old Zeith, who was involved in a fatal Bouldercombe head-on crash last Sunday has been discharged from hospital.

Zeith's mother Kel Williams, 34, remains in a stable condition in the Rockhampton Hospital.

Ms Williams' four-year-old son Taylen sadly passed away from injuries sustained in the crash on Tuesday afternoon.

A 27-year-old Kawana (Rockhampton) woman also remains in a stable condition.

The 25-year-old Park Avenue woman who was the sole driver of the second vehicle was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital on Tuesday. 

The Morning Bulletin is waiting on a current update of her condition. 

Zeith's mother Kel Williams, 34, remains in a stable condition in the Rockhampton Hospital.

Ms Williams' four-year-old son Taylen sadly passed away from injuries sustained in the crash on Tuesday afternoon.

A 27-year-old Kawana (Rockhampton) woman also remains in a stable condition.

The 25-year-old Park Avenue woman who was the sole driver of the second vehicle was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital on Tuesday. 

The Morning Bulletin is waiting on a current update of her condition. 

UPDATE TUESDAY 1.20PM: A DALBY toddler has tragically died in hospital from injuries sustained in Sunday's horror head-on collision at Bouldercombe. 

Around 1.30pm on September 18, a car travelling north on the Burnett Highway collided head on with a four wheel drive travelling south.

Queensland Police have confirmed the four-year-old passed away today. 

A 25-year-old Park Avenue woman, who also sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash, remains in a critical condition and has been airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

Two women, a 27-year-old and a 34-year-old both from Kawana (Rockhampton) and a 5-year-old Rothwell boy were also injured in the crash but are now in a stable condition.

Investigations are continuing.

 

UPDATE TUESDAY 11.30AM: A ROCKHAMPTON Hospital spokeswoman has confirmed two people are still fighting for their lives after a horror crash near Bouldercombe on Sunday afternoon. 

A 4-year-old Dalby boy remains in a critical condition in Rockhampton Hospital. 

A 25-year-old Park Avenue woman, also in a critical condition, will be airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital sometime today. 

In better news, a 34-year-old Kawana woman who was in a serious condition yesterday has since improved and is now in a stable condition. 

A 6-year-old Rothwell boy and a 27-year-old Kawana woman are also in a stable condition. 

 

UPDATE MONDAY 10.20AM: QUEENSLAND Police have confirmed the Forensic Crash Unit is investigating a shocking crash at Bouldercombe yesterday afteroon. 

Initial investigations have established around 1.30pm, a car travelling north on the Burnett Hwy collided head-on with a four wheel drive vehicle travelling south. 

One of the victims of the crash, a 4-year-old Dalby boy, sustained life threatening injures and may be airlifted to Brisbane today. 

A 25-year-old Park Avenue woman who sustained life-threatening injuries has undergone surgery at the Rockhampton Hospital overnight. 

A 34-year-old Kawana (Rockhampton) woman remains in a serious condition.

A 27-year-old Kawana (Rockhampton) woman and a 6-year-old Rothwell boy were also injured in the crash but are now in a stable condition.

UPDATE MONDAY 10.10AM: A ROCKHAMPTON Hospital spokeswoman has confirmed three people are still fighting for their lives after a shocking crash on the Burnett Hwy at Bouldercombe yesterday afternoon. 

The spokeswoman confirmed a 4-year-old boy and 25-year-old woman remain in a critical condition while a 34-year-old woman remains in a serious condition. 

 

UPDATE MONDAY 8.30AM: A ROCKHAMPTON Hospital spokeswoman has confirmed the 6-year-old and 27-year-old victims of a horror crash in Bouldercombe yesterday afternoon are in a stable conditon. 

The spokeswoman could not provide an update for the critically injured 4-year-old boy and 25-year-old woman or the 34-year-old seriously injured woman. 

A condition update is expected for those patients by 11am. 

A Queensland Police spokesman confirmed all victims had made it through the night. 

He said no one had been charged in relation to the incident and investigations were ongoing. 

SUNDAY

UPDATE 4.50: Queensland Police have confirmed five people were injured in the crash at Bouldercombe earlier today.

Around 1.30pm, a car travelling north on the Burnett Highway collided head on with a four wheel drive travelling south.

The 25-year-old female driver of the car has sustained life-threatening injuries.

All four occupants of the four wheel drive were also injured, with the 34-year-old female driver, 27-year-old female passenger and a 6-year-old child sustaining serious injuries.

A 4-year-old child has sustained life-threatening injuries.

 

UPDATE 4.45PM: The RACQ Capricorn rescue helicopter has transported the 26-year-old woman from the accident in a critical condition to the Rockhampton Base Hospital.

The patient has suffered two fractured legs, two fractured arms, internal injuries and suspected spinal injuries.

UPDATE 4PM: A QUEENSLAND Police spokeswoman has confirmed the Burnett Hwy is still closed as emergency services work to clear the scene of a two-vehicle crash. 

UPDATE 2.20PM: IT IS understood a 27-year-old woman and a 6-year-old have are also being treated following the serious crash. 

Both drivers of the vehicles are being transferred to Rockhampton Hospital where a 4-year-old boy is already being treated. 

The road remains blocked in both directions and will remain that way for some time. 

UPDATE 2PM: RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service has landed at the site of a serious traffic crash at Bouldercombe. 

Queensland Police have confirmed they are investigating the crash with initial investigations indicating two vehicles collided head-on on the Burnett Hwy about 1pm, resulting in multiple injuries. 

Police encourage people to avoid the area if possible as the Burnett Highway at Bouldercombe is currently blocked.

The Forensic Crash Unit are investigating.

 

 

 

BREAKING 1.30pm: EMERGENCY services are responding to a two vehicle crash on the Burnett Highway.

It is understood one person remains trapped in a vehicle, while a four-year-old child has been transported to hospital.

Both lanes on the highway have been blocked off, with the accident occurring near the Bouldercombe Pub.

It is understood those wishing to go to Mt Morgan via the highway will be diverted through Gracemere.

More to come.

Topics:  burnett highway, burnett highway crash, crash, queensland police, serious crash


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

A gnarly new BMX spot

NEW FACILITY: Cr Jennie Breene at Doug Larsen Park where the BMX track is being demolished and replaced.

New BMX park for Beenleigh.

Tiahleigh Palmer: Foster brother bashed in prison

SEARCH: Police excavate a section behind the foster home of the Queensland schoolgirl  at Chambers Flat. (Below) Tiahleigh Palmer, 12.

Trent Thorburn assaulted in prison

It's all about respect

ON A MISSION: #R4Respect ambassadors Jennifer Uwineza and Andrew Taukolo.

Ambassadors head to conference.

Local Partners

A HELPING HAND

IF YOU drive past Beenleigh or Loganlea Train Stations late on a Wednesday afternoon, chances are you'll see people being fed, clothed and given a helping hand.

A gnarly new BMX spot

NEW FACILITY: Cr Jennie Breene at Doug Larsen Park where the BMX track is being demolished and replaced.

New BMX park for Beenleigh.

Tiahleigh Palmer: Foster brother bashed in prison

SEARCH: Police excavate a section behind the foster home of the Queensland schoolgirl  at Chambers Flat. (Below) Tiahleigh Palmer, 12.

Trent Thorburn assaulted in prison

It's all about respect

ON A MISSION: #R4Respect ambassadors Jennifer Uwineza and Andrew Taukolo.

Ambassadors head to conference.

Eagleby supermarket theft

Police need your help.

Upgrades under way for Daisy Hill

IMPROVEMENTS: Mick de Brenni MP pictured last year with John Saville and Sandra Lott at Daisy Hill Forest.

Upgrades on the way for Daisy Hill forest.

Local shoppers help children's hospice

Coles Queensland state manager Paul Bradshaw, community relations officer Sonja Marsden and Hummingbird House co-founder Paul Quilliam.

Fundraising for Hummingbird House.

Free food feeds locals

Kea McCarthy of Tanah Merah with her sons, Zac, 4, Jonah, 1, and Maxim, 6, with free food provided the Tribe of Judah Care that helps many families in Logan.

NEED for help increasing.

Classic car auction draws buyers from US, Dubai

"He wants everyone to enjoy the cars, the collection got too big'

Marvel's Luke Cage S1E2: Code of the Streets review

Simone Missick and Mike Colter in a scene from the TV series Marvel's Luke Cage. Supplied by Netflix.

*WARNING: spoilers if you haven't seen Marvel's Luke Cage*

Kim Kardashian West 'sick of talking about Taylor Swift'

Kim Kardashian West is sick of talking about Taylor Swift.

Justin Bieber ordered to attend Miami deposition

Justin Bieber has been ordered to travel to Miami for a deposition

Sludge metal heaven served up across Australia

Black Rheno bring their stripped back sludge metal through regional Australia.

Black Rheno to hit a town near you

Prog metal upstarts to tour Australia

Caligula’s Horse, one of the country’s most exciting and innovative progressive bands, will hit the road for a national tour in November.

Australian prog masters announce national tour

Debra Messing wants to do a 'naughty' Will and Grace reunion

'Will & Grace' star Debra Messing wants a "naughty" reunion

Beach-side real estate starts at $85k on Fraser Coast

HERVEY BAY REAL ESTATE: You can buy this townhouse in Scarness for under $300k.

Live your beach-living dream locally.

$40million hotel, shops development project for Mackay

Mt Pleasant hotel and retirement accommodation, proposed at 194-202 Malcomson St.

$40m development to take Mackay to 'the next level'

Five ways to slash household bills and save the environment

THINK GREEN: Considering the environment when building or buying your next home can save you big dollars. The Village Building Company, who is responsible for Woodlinks Village at Collingwood Park, builds homes with this front of mind.

THERE is nothing as sweet as slashing dollars from your bills.

Property 200m from ocean selling for just over $100K

BEACHCOMBER PARK: Work has started on a new $19.2 million development at Toogoom.

The estate's developer is offering huge discounts for early buyers.

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

First stages of $25 million housing development underway

New development on Madsen Rd - The Springs.

The blocks of land are much bigger than usual