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The car which was involved in an accident on Palmers Island, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Image: Lynne Mowbray

Accident at Palmers Island

Lynne Mowbray |

Traffic was slowed down on Yamba Road, Palmers Island on Saturday morning as police from the Crash Investigations Unit attended the site of a car accident which occurred during the early hours of Saturday morning.

The following statement was received from a Police Media Unit spokesperson on Monday regarding the accident.

“An incident occurred on Yamba Road, Palmers Island about 1.30am on Saturday involving a Toyota Corolla being driven by a 24 year-old man and (involving) a passenger, a 26 year-old (female).
“The vehicle was driving west when it left the road and struck a barrier and became airborne and rolled.
“The passenger was airlifted to Brisbane Hospital and the driver has been charged with a few offences,” the spokesperson said.

No other information was available at the time of going to print.