Cow hit by car bounces into second vehicle on remote highway

THREE people were taken to hospital after two cars collided with the same cow on a remote highway early this morning.

Emergency services reported one car was travelling on the Carnarvon Highway near Injune when it struck a cow about 3am.

The car veered off the highway and collided into a tree as the cow deflected off its bonnet and collided with a second oncoming vehicle.

Queensland Ambulance paramedics transported three people from the scene to Injune Health Service in stable conditions.

One patient transported suffered chest injuries while a second had neck and pelvic injuries.

There was extensive damage reported to both vehicles.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews tasked to the incident left the scene about 5am.


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