Seven rescued as Mt Isa Floods

SEVEN people were rescued from the same Leichardt River crossing in Mt Isa as flood waters rose after a night of heavy rain in the region.

Police were called just after 11.30pm after reports a man and a woman had attempted to cross the river on foot.

Around 5.20am, police were again called after five people were washed from the crossing.

All people have been accounted and none were injured as a result.

Police are urging motorists and pedestrians to remember - if it is flooded, forget it.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Topics:  flooding mt isa police

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