Rain blamed for two accidents
TWO accidents occurred within minutes when rain hit peak-hour traffic yesterday morning.
Two cars collided on the Capricorn Highway about 100 metres west of the Yeppen roundabout at 8.10am.
A 17-year-old youth driving a sedan hit the back of a 4WD.
He was treated for minor facial injuries at the scene.
The 41-year-old woman driving the 4WD and her passenger were not injured.
"It is believed rain was a contributing factor in the accident. People must take extra caution in the wet weather,'' Gracemere police acting Sergeant Scott Welburn said.
East-bound traffic was delayed for 20 minutes until Queensland Fire and Rescue Service cleared the wreck, Sgt Welburn said.
A sedan hit the rear of a bus near the intersection of Thompsons Point Road and Emu Park Road at 8.15am.
Ambulance officers took the 69-year-old female driver and only occupant of the car to Rockhampton Base Hospital with minor injuries.
No-one in the bus was injured.
Rain is believed to have contributed to the accident.