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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.

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