Queensland Amublance transported five people to Mackay Base Hospital following a crash near Koumala
Queensland Amublance transported five people to Mackay Base Hospital following a crash near Koumala Hayden Johnson

Boy dies after being hit by car on Russell Island

A YOUNG boy has died after being hit by a car on Russell Island.

The nine-year-old was hit by a car on Canaipa Rd on Tuesday about 4.50pm.

He died at the scene.

The 41-year-old driver was not hurt.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstance surrounding the child's death.

Earlier this week, a two-year-old boy was hit by a car at Augustine Heights, south-east of Ipswich, after he ran out onto the road.

He was taken to the Mater Hospital in Brisbane with life-threatening injuries.

Police investigations are continuing.


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