Kingaroy Street Crash
Kingaroy Street Crash

Young boy hailed hero for saving lives from shopfront crash

A YOUNG boy is being hailed a hero after a split second decision likely saved lives.

The youngster pushed bystanders to safety as a Nissan patrol crashed through the Lifeline furniture shop on Kingaroy St about 11.30am on Monday. 

The driver, an 89-year-old Kingaroy man, lost control reversing across Kingaroy St before he clipped a Toyota Hilux, mounted the footpath and crashed through the shop window.

 

 

Kingaroy police officer-in-charge senior sergeant Dave Tierney said it's lucky no one was killed 

"There were a bunch of kids in front of the Lifeline shop and luckily a young boy was able to push them all out of the way," snrt sgt Tierney said.

"We are still investigating the cause of the incident and are still speaking to eye-witnesses.

"One man was taken to Kingaroy Hospital with minor shoulder injuries."

South Burnett

Cherbourg checkpoint comes down early

premium_icon Cherbourg checkpoint comes down early

THE Cherbourg checkpoint has been removed today, enabling freedom of movement for...

Gunfire sends Dingo Sanctuary owner to hospital

premium_icon Gunfire sends Dingo Sanctuary owner to hospital

SIMON Stretton is searching for answers after loud blasts left him hospitalised...

VALE: Adored optometrist remembered for ‘cheeky humour’

premium_icon VALE: Adored optometrist remembered for ‘cheeky humour’

FAMILY and colleagues pay tribute to popular Kingaroy businessman who was killed on...