A DRIVER of a Commodore escaped his burning car after he crashed it into a light pole on the Dawson Hwy.

At approximately 3.20pm, the driver mounted the footpath in front of the Gladstone Showgrounds, clipped the pole and smashed into the Showground fence.

Photo by Saxon Nicholls.
Photo by Saxon Nicholls.

Ergon Energy is restoring the light bulb which is dangling from the pole.

The driver was taken to Gladstone Hospital.

Photo by Saxon Nicholls.
Photo by Saxon Nicholls.

When beauty stuns you

When beauty stuns you

Airdre trip finds her in awe of Scotland's dramatic landscape

Lismore's citizenship honour

Lismore's citizenship honour

Who have we welcomed as new Aussies in Lismore?

Truth about where you grew up

Truth about where you grew up

Research has revealed just how big an effect your suburb can have.

Local Partners