A 93-year-old man slammed his car into a pole on Little Musgrave St outside Ambitions Gym just after 6.30pm on Friday night.
A 93-year-old man slammed his car into a pole on Little Musgrave St outside Ambitions Gym just after 6.30pm on Friday night.

UPDATE: 93-year-old totals his ute after losing control

UPDATE 10.05AM: POLICE are investigating a single vehicle traffic crash at Little Musgrave Street, North Rockhampton after a white Holden ute slammed into a power pole tonight.

  It's believed around 6.37pm the 93-year-old male driver from Allenstown was travelling at speed when he lost control of the car when he failed to negotiate a small bend in the road.   The car has left the road and gone onto the footpath where it has hit the light pole.  

A 93-year-old man slammed his car into a pole on Little Musgrave St outside Ambitions Gym just after 6.30pm on Friday night.
A 93-year-old man slammed his car into a pole on Little Musgrave St outside Ambitions Gym just after 6.30pm on Friday night.

  Paramedics treated the man's chest and arm injuries before transporting to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.   He was taken to the Rockhampton Base Hospital to receive treatment for his injuries.   The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.  

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

UPDATE 8.22PM: The man has been taken to hospital in a stable condition with bruising to chest and lacerations to his arm.  

EARLIER: Emergency services are on scene in Little Musgrave St after a 93-year-old man slammed his car into a pole outside Ambitions Gym just after 6.30pm.

The condition of the man is unknown, but he is concious.

Early indications are the man was travelling at some speed when he hit the pole and his car has been extensively damaged.



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