Teen girl run over by a vehicle at Five Rocks Photo: Contributed
Teen girl run over by a vehicle at Five Rocks Photo: Contributed Contributed

Lucky escape for teen who was run over at Five Rocks

What we know

  • A teenager was rushed to hospital after being run over by a 4WD at Five Rocks
  • She is thought to have been sleeping in a swag at the time

UPDATE 4.30pm:

A Rockhampton Hospital spokesperon confirmed the teenager has been discharged from hospital.

UPDATE 11am:

It's believed the teen had been sleeping in a swag at the time of the incident, according to a RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service spokesperson.

The helicopter was tasked to the campsite at Three Rivers Beach just after 2am. 

The teenage girl was treated on scene by a critical care paramedic and retrieval doctor.

9.30am SUNDAY:

A TEENAGE girl was rushed to hospital after a four-wheel-drive allegedly ran over her at Five Rocks early this morning.

A police spokesperson said it was believed the 16-year-old was sleeping on the beach around 2am  when she was run over by the vehicle.

The teen was airlifted to Rockhampton Hospital in a serious but stable condition; it is believed her condition has improved since. 

Police are investigating the incident.   



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