Taxi driver assaulted at Sarina

A taxi driver remains in a critical condition at Mackay Base Hospital after he was assaulted in Sarina yesterday evening.

Initial inquiries indicate around 6pm a motorist noticed a taxi had crashed into a power pole on Brewers Road.

The 62-year-old man sustained injuries to the right side of his chest and emergency services were notified.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the taxi, used a taxi in Sarina before 6pm or who has relevant dashcam vision to contact them.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

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