Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Urgent Surgery for Boy Struck by Car

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Urgent Surgery for Boy Struck by Car

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Emily Prain

emily.prain@news-mail.com.au

Pedestrian Safety

Cross roads at marked crossings (pedestrian crossings, traffic signals or pedestrian refuges) wherever possible

If there is no crossing within 20m, cross by the shortest and safest route

At railway level crossings, wait for the boom to rise and bells to stop before you cross - a second train may be approaching

Wearing headphones and using a mobile phone will reduce your awareness of what is happening around you

Be very cautious of traffic near crests of hills and curves, if a vehicle is approaching make sure you have a safe escape available and be prepared to use it

Never assume a driver has seen you

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy sustained fractures and internal injuries after he was thrown on to a windscreen when he stepped out in front of a car in North Bundaberg.

Bundaberg police Sergeant Mick Ward said the crash happened at Fairymead Rd, near the intersection of Thygesen St, at 3. …

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