News

14 injured in horse-drawn coach crash at Longreach

FOUR horses and at least fourteen people were involved in crash at Longreach this morning involving a horse-drawn coach.

Police are investigating the incident.

Initial investigations indicate the incident happened around 11am on Jundah Road after the horses became spooked causing the coach to run off a causeway bridge and into a dry creek bed.

At this time it is believed fourteen people have received injuries however none are believed to be life threatening.

The four horses are reported to be uninjured.

Jundah Road currently has one lane open but may close as investigations and recovery operations are undertaken.

People intending to travel to Windorah are advised to seek an alternate route or delay their journey.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Topics:  accident, editors picks, horses, longreach




Stay Connected

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

'I apologise every day that I am not the person he married'

My battle with postnatal depression...

'My husband lasted 6 weeks as a stay at home dad'

APN Hey Mummy Feature for online - stock images. Katie Dykes being interviewed for the webisodes. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

FROM the outside, being a stay at home mum looks like a breeze.

THE EXPERT: Stop judging working mothers

SUPER MUMS: Being a working mums comes down to perfecting time management.

"WORKING for money is all right; so is working because you want to.”

Health and nutrition with kids - how do you balance it?

HOW important is health and nutrition in your household?

Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

THE debate is reignited - is smacking acceptable?

Technology and kids: Do you ever cut their wi-fi?

Check out our new video series featuring mums having a chat

WATCH: Bully reporters put hearty pies to the test

Today is officially pie day!

Chicken pies the new winter warmer?

Rocky experiences coldest morning of the year

But it doesn't beat 1949's record.

Latest deals and offers

Burnett Heads housing development approved

COUNCIL APPROVED: A Burnett Heads housing development has been approved by Bundaberg Regional Council. Photo Contributed

Councillors approved the development seven votes to four

Three bedroom, 1100sqm block: Is this Qld's cheapest home?

BARGAIN BUY: Is this North Bundaberg property the cheapest home in Queensland?

Becoming a real estate mogul is all about risk and reward