Woman charged over fatal Kabra motorcycle crash
A 26-year-old Berserker woman has been charged over a traffic crash at Kabra which killed one motorcycle rider and left another with serious injuries.
Police this afternoon charged the woman with one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and grievous bodily harm.
It will be alleged she was looking at her mobile phone at the time of the crash.
Harry Heyes, 61, and his brother Trevor, 58, were travelling on Four Mile Rd when a car collided with them at the bend joining with McEvoy Rd near Kabra on Friday, June 17.
Tragically, Harry died at the scene.
Trevor was taken to Rockhampton Hospital with serious leg, spinal and wrist injuries and was later airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in an induced coma.
He was woken from the coma earlier this month after undergoing several major surgeries.
On Monday, his daughter Laurena Furber told The Morning Bulletin he was now able to have full conversations with his family.
Despite this positive improvement, Laurena said doctors were unable to know at this stage whether Trevor would be able to walk again.
But Laurena said he was determined to walk again and had a positive outlook on the situation.
The woman is scheduled to appear in Rockhampton Magistrate's Court on September 1.