Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and Queensland Ambulance Services attended a crash on the Bruce Highway, at Ilbilbie after a car was abandoned in flood waters after skidding off the road on Wednesday December 30. Picture: Contributed
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and Queensland Ambulance Services attended a crash on the Bruce Highway, at Ilbilbie after a car was abandoned in flood waters after skidding off the road on Wednesday December 30. Picture: Contributed

Car abandoned after skidding off Bruce Highway

A driver has abandoned their car after driving over a flooded section of the Bruce Highway and skidding off the road.

Emergency services were called to a single vehicle crash at Ilbilbie, 4km south of the United Service station.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said a crew arrived at the scene at 10.28am to find the car empty and left in floodwaters.

“It was off the side of the road into water,” she said.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and Queensland Ambulance Services attended a crash on the Bruce Highway, at Ilbilbie after a car was abandoned in flood waters after skidding off the road on Wednesday December 30. Picture: Contributed
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and Queensland Ambulance Services attended a crash on the Bruce Highway, at Ilbilbie after a car was abandoned in flood waters after skidding off the road on Wednesday December 30. Picture: Contributed

A Queensland Ambulance Service said paramedics were also called to the crash, but left soon after as there was no one to assess.

Police and fire crews made the scene safe.

The QFES spokeswoman said Isaac Regional Council had set up signs warning drivers to be aware of the water on the highway.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and Queensland Ambulance Services attended a crash on the Bruce Highway, at Ilbilbie after a car was abandoned in flood waters after skidding off the road on Wednesday December 30. Picture: Contributed
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and Queensland Ambulance Services attended a crash on the Bruce Highway, at Ilbilbie after a car was abandoned in flood waters after skidding off the road on Wednesday December 30. Picture: Contributed

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