Boy heads home after being hit by car on Thozet Rd

12.50pm: THE mother of the boy struck by a car on Thozet Rd this morning has reported on The Bulletin's Facebook page that he is ok and headed home.

She says her son is in fact eight-years-old, not five as was earlier reported.

10.30am: A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy struck by a vehicle on Thozet Rd this morning is ok.

Reports indicate he has received no injuries as a result of the accident but is suffering from shock and will be transported to Rockhampton Hospital as a precaution.

It is believed he was riding his bicycle when the accident happened.

10.10am: EMERGENCY services are responding to reports of a child struck by a car on the corner of Rockonia and Thozet Roads.

Reports suggest the child is five-years-old.

More to come.


Exciting tourism campaign to highlight Western Downs locals

Premium Content Exciting tourism campaign to highlight Western Downs locals

A new strategy has been launched by council to draw visitors to the Western Downs...

GROW UP DION: Man runs from police during drunken encounter

Premium Content GROW UP DION: Man runs from police during drunken encounter

A man found himself running away from police through the streets of Dalby after...

Supermarket warning: Fruit, veggie prices soar 30%

Premium Content Supermarket warning: Fruit, veggie prices soar 30%

Fruit and vegetable prices to soar as farm labour crisis bites