Police responding to serious traffic crash at Mareeba

Police are investigating following a serious traffic crash at Mareeba this afternoon that has left a woman and boy with serious injuries.

Around 12.20pm emergency services were called to Byrnes Street following reports that a 42-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy were struck by a vehicle.

The woman sustained serious head and internal injuries and was conveyed to Mareeba Hospital before being airlifted to Townsville Hospital, where she remains in a critical condition.

The boy also sustained serious internal injuries and was conveyed to Mareeba Hospital before being airlifted to Cairns Hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

The driver of the vehicle, a 29-year-old woman, was not physically injured.

Forensic Crash Unit are investigating.

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