2008 Accident Bribie Island

A semi-trailer collided with two vehicles on the Pacific Highway near the Bribie Island turn off, yesterday at 4.20 pm.

Two Dutch tourists, a man, 34, and a woman, 29 were killed and local Councillor Matilda Bryan was seriously injured.

Bryan, Chair of the Works Committee for Brisbane City Council is standing for re-election in this Saturday’s election, was hospitalized and it is confirmed that she is in a serious but stable condition.

The semi-trailer driver, Frank Standish was not injured.

The accident blocked all traffic in both directions for three hours.

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