Paramedics were called to South Mackay after a young driver collided with a rubbish truck. Picture: Dylan Robinson
Paramedics were called to South Mackay after a young driver collided with a rubbish truck. Picture: Dylan Robinson

Young driver rear-ends rubbish truck

PARAMEDICS have treated a young driver after the car they were travelling in collided with the rear of a rubbish truck.

QAS was called to Paradise Street at 9.43am and transported one patient to the Mackay Base Hospital.

A police spokeswoman said the car's airbags were activated during the incident.

It is understood the incident was not impacting traffic.


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