Lucky save for woman after crash in Bowen

CRASH: Woman saved by passing paramedics
CRASH: Woman saved by passing paramedics Contributed

AN ELDERLY woman who crashed her car in Bowen overnight was saved by a stroke of luck and good timing.

The woman, in her 70s, was travelling along the Bruce Highway when her car rolled about 8.44pm on Wednesday night.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics happened to be travelling along the highway at that time and stopped to help the woman.

She was taken stable to Bowen Hospital.

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