Courier driver sideswipes tree

A 20-year-old male courier driver suffering a coughing fit sideswiped a tree on the Gregory Highway this morning.

The incident occurred about 9.15am, 4km north of Springsure, when the driver started coughing and lost control of his vehicle, Springsure police said.

He was able to bring the van to a stop without rolling it.

He was the only vehicle and person involved in the accident and was taken to Springsure Hospital.



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