THE weekend got off to a bad start for Brett Redgen and Kelly O'Toole when they were involved in a three-vehicle crash in Rockhampton's CBD.

They were on their way to a family gathering about 8.30am on Saturday when their four-wheel drive was hit on the corner of East and Fitzroy Sts, pushing it onto its side.

They said they had just started to cross the intersection on the green light when the crash happened.

They said they were grateful no one had been seriously hurt in the crash, which also involved a ute and a small hatchback.

Redgen and O'Toole said people rushed to their aid as soon as the crashed happened, and thanked those who helped them crawl out of their vehicle.

Two females were taken to Rockhampton Hospital with minor injuries after the crash.

LUCKY ESCAPE: Brett Redgen and Kelly O’Toole’s car is towed away after it was hit during a crash on the corner of East and Fitzroy Sts.
LUCKY ESCAPE: Brett Redgen and Kelly O’Toole’s car is towed away after it was hit during a crash on the corner of East and Fitzroy Sts. Michelle Gately Rokmcbdcrash

The ute involved in the crash knocked over a power light, forcing police to redirect drivers backed up along southbound lanes the Fitzroy River Bridge through the East St Mall.

At this time, police are unable to comment on the circumstances surrounding the crash.



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