Corner danger with 2 crashes

THE intersection of Walker and Takalvan streets was the scene of two separate traffic accidents yesterday, one resulting in a pedestrian transported to Bundaberg Hospital with head injuries.

Bundaberg Police Senior Constable Russell Fritz said a vehicle hit a pedestrian at the intersection just before 1pm, leaving the pedestrian with head injuries.

Queensland Ambulance Service Bundaberg officer in charge Ray Huth said the 45-year-old male pedestrian was treated for spinal injuries on the scene, and taken to Bundaberg Hospital by paramedics.

Mr Huth said the patient regained consciousness on the way to the hospital.

Bundaberg Hospital confirmed the patient was classed as stable.

Snr Const Fritz said the first accident at the intersection of Walker and Talkalvan streets involved two cars just before 9am, with no injuries.

There was a third traffic accident yesterday afternoon in Svensson Street, when a motorcyclist came off his bike.

He suffered only minor injuries.



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