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Serious traffic crashes, Mount Charlton

On Sunday, August 9 at approximately 2:15pm police were responding to a reports of a serious traffic crash on Mount Charlton Road, Mount Charlton.

During the initial investigation an officer riding a police motorcycle has been involved in a separate single vehicle crash on Mount Charlton Road.

As a result of this crash the 53-year-old male senior constable sustained serious facial injuries.

The officer has now been transported to hospital in Brisbane for further medical treatment.

The initial single vehicle crash that police were responding to, involved a Toyota Prado with four passengers (two adults and two children).

One of the children injured in this vehicle has since been transported to Townsville Hospital for further treatment.

Investigations continue.