Trapped Byfield day-trippers saved

BREAKING: ELEVEN people trapped overnight at Waterpark Creek in Byfield, 70km north of Rockhampton, were rescued by SES volunteers at 4.30pm today.

Three groups of people, some of whom were from Rockhampton and Yeppoon, travelled to Five Rocks for a day trip yesterday and were trapped by flash flooding at the Waterpark Creek crossing last night.



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