Drone photos of a truck crash on the Bruce Highway about 35km south of Miriam Vale that occurred about 7am on August 6. Picture: Rodney Stevens DJI Mavic Air 2
Drone photos of a truck crash on the Bruce Highway about 35km south of Miriam Vale that occurred about 7am on August 6. Picture: Rodney Stevens DJI Mavic Air 2

Morning rewind: Top 5 stories you may have missed

GOOD morning Gladstone,

Welcome to today’s edition of The Morning Rewind, where we fill you in on the biggest stories you may have missed yesterday, August 6.

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THE VICTIMS of a tragic crash at Calliope yesterday morning have been identified as Amber Dooley and her nine-year-old son, Memphis.

The owner of Central Queensland’s Hero Kebabs franchises paid tribute to Ms Dooley, the manager of Hero Kebabs Gladstone, in a post on social media.

Catch up HERE.

The scene of a double fatality on the Calliope Monto Road this morning. Picture: Rodney Stevens
The scene of a double fatality on the Calliope Monto Road this morning. Picture: Rodney Stevens

A HERO truck driver, who pulled a fellow truckie, who was alight, free from his burning rig after an horrific crash on the Bruce Highway south of Miriam Vale says he would do it again tomorrow “cause it’s just what you do.”

Catch up HERE.

The charred remains of a semi trailer from which the driver was pulled to safety as it burned following a two truck crash on the Bruce Highway, 37km south of Miriam Vale, on August 5. Picture: Rodney Stevens
The charred remains of a semi trailer from which the driver was pulled to safety as it burned following a two truck crash on the Bruce Highway, 37km south of Miriam Vale, on August 5. Picture: Rodney Stevens

THE TWO truck drivers injured in Wednesday night’s crash were flown to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

A Queensland Health spokeswoman said the man, 42, is in a critical condition and the second man, 54, is in a serious condition.

Catch up HERE.

After two trucks collided about 2km south the previous night, thick fog was blamed as the cause of another crash on the Bruce Highway about 35km south of Miriam Vale. Picture: Rodney Stevens
After two trucks collided about 2km south the previous night, thick fog was blamed as the cause of another crash on the Bruce Highway about 35km south of Miriam Vale. Picture: Rodney Stevens

MORE than 20 trucks were stuck in traffic following two truck crashes on the Bruce Highway on Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

A Queensland Health spokeswoman has confirmed the two men injured in yesterday mornings crash are in a stable condition.

Catch up HERE.

Drone photos of a truck crash on the Bruce Highway about 35km south of Miriam Vale that occurred about 7am on August 6. Picture: Rodney Stevens DJI Mavic Air 2
Drone photos of a truck crash on the Bruce Highway about 35km south of Miriam Vale that occurred about 7am on August 6. Picture: Rodney Stevens DJI Mavic Air 2

A $760 million dredging project in Gladstone’s Harbour has received Coordinator General approval with conditions for the environmental impact statement.

The Gladstone Ports Corporation released the final Environmental Impact Statement for the Port of Gladstone Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project in November last year.

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Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project
Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project


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