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‘Completely alarming’: Five dead, four injured in pedestrian incidents since May

‘Completely alarming’: Five dead, four injured in pedestrian incidents since May

Police are launching a road safety operation in Queensland after a spate of pedestrian incidents left five dead and another four injured in less than a month.

  • by Amy Mitchell-Whittington

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Woman hit by bus in Brisbane city
Brisbane

Woman hit by bus in Brisbane city

An ambulance spokeswoman said the patient was being treated by paramedics for a “significant leg injury”.

  • by Amy Mitchell-Whittington
Story Bridge lanes close after bus breakdown
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Story Bridge lanes close after bus breakdown

The middle and left lane southbound on the Story Bridge were closed after a bus broke down on Friday morning.

  • by Amy Mitchell-Whittington
Pedestrians group wants 30km/h speed limits for Brisbane

Pedestrians group wants 30km/h speed limits for Brisbane

The death of a woman in Logan this week sparks calls for reduced speed limits in built-up areas of Queensland cities.

  • by Amy Mitchell-Whittington
Drug utensils found in ute that crashed atop cars north of Brisbane
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Drug utensils found in ute that crashed atop cars north of Brisbane

The ute careened off a highway off-ramp and landed on three cars. Two women were hospitalised, one with serious chest injuries.

  • by Lucy Stone & Toby Crockford
Man charged with manslaughter after 'driving wrong way' down Gateway Motorway
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Man charged with manslaughter after 'driving wrong way' down Gateway Motorway

Police allege the Fortitude Valley man was driving a ute in the wrong direction at Rochedale on June 3 before the collision, after which a passenger died.

  • by Amy Mitchell-Whittington
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Motorcyclist dies after collision with truck on Brisbane's southside
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Motorcyclist dies after collision with truck on Brisbane's southside

The 47-year-old man died at the scene and the Forensic Crash Unit was appealing for witnesses to come forward.

  • by Lucy Stone & Toby Crockford
Cyclists injured as accident blocks Story Bridge for hours
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Cyclists injured as accident blocks Story Bridge for hours

Emergency vehicles attending a cycling accident on the Story Bridge were forced to block the bridge to care for two patients.

  • by Tony Moore
Crashes slowing traffic north of Brisbane to Bribie Island
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Crashes slowing traffic north of Brisbane to Bribie Island

Separate crashes have slowed traffic along the Bruce Highway this morning.

  • by Lucy Stone
Pedestrian critical after traffic crash in Brisbane's north

Pedestrian critical after traffic crash in Brisbane's north

Emergency services were called to Aspley after reports a man had been struck by a vehicle about 7.30am.

  • by Amy Mitchell-Whittington
Caroline Davis died while out for a jog on her birthday
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Caroline Davis died while out for a jog on her birthday

A Brisbane woman has been remembered for her contagious laugh and warm personality after she was fatally struck by a ute on her birthday.

  • by Amy Mitchell-Whittington