Police Appeal For Witnesses To Bakers Creek Car Crash

The incident occurred on Bruce Highway

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Bakers Creek Car Crash

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Witnesses to a serious traffic crash that occurred at Bakers Creek, south of Mackay, are being urged to come forward.

Police say preliminary information suggests two utes were travelling southbound on the Bruce Highway around 3.15pm on August 5, when they collided at the intersection of Gorman Road.

The driver of one of the vehicles, a 63-year-old Southside man, sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.

The second ute driver, a 36-year-old East Mackay man, allegedly fled the scene.

He was later located by police and charged with two counts of wilful damage and one count each of fail to comply with duties of driver involved in a crash, offences involving registration certificates, driving without a driver’s licence (disqualified), drive uninsured vehicle and vehicles used on roads must be registered.

He is due to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court on August 30.

Police would like anyone with dashcam vision of the incident or who may have witnessed the crash to contact Policelink on 131444 or Crime Stoppers.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.