Bruce Highway accident update after boyfriend allegedly rammed young woman off roadway killing her along with two others
- Brodie Satterley described sister Gypsy as his rock
- He paid tribute to the other victims of the Bruce Highway accident
The brother of one of the victims of the Bruce Highway accident broke his silence when the family of the alleged driver revealed that they are “immensely sorry” for the tragedy.
Mother of two, Gypsy Satterley, 25, was killed along with alpacas farmer Jessica Townley, 38, and Good Samaritan Terry Bishop, 65, in a terror clash in Federal, near the Sunshine Coast. Queensland, last Friday.
Ms Satterley’s boyfriend of four weeks, Rafferty Raymond Rolfe, 25, has been charged with three counts of murder along with a series of felony driving offenses.
The lone survivor of the accident was allegedly driving a stolen Isuzu MU-Z at the time and is accused of chasing the Nissan Navara, in which his girlfriend and Mr Bishop were traveling and ramming it across the road in the path of Mrs. .townley.
Mrs Satterley’s heartbroken family is struggling to come to terms with the harrowing details of her final moments.
Mother of two, Gypsy Satterley, was one of three victims killed in the Bruce Highway crash
“She was obviously very scared to jump out of the car and call someone, so you can only imagine the fear that went through her,” her brother Brodie said. nine news.
‘There are no words to describe the feeling you feel when you receive a call like that.
None of us saw this coming.
Satterley described her sister as the rock of the family who was there for everyone.
“She was funny, cheeky, just energetic, one of a kind. She was special,’ she added.
‘She was my rock.’
She revealed that she went to school with Rolfe but didn’t know much about her sister’s new relationship.
“As far as I knew, she was doing everything right,” Mr Satterley said.
‘You can only imagine how I feel about him (Rolfe) right now. I will not put it into words.
A heartbroken Brodie Satterley (pictured) described his sister Gypsy as the only
Gypsy was riding in Terry Bishop’s Nissan Navara when the Good Samaritan’s vehicle was allegedly chased and plowed into the other side of the road.
A distraught gypsy is understood to have flagged down Mr Bishop minutes before the fatal collision after fleeing the vehicle Rolfe was driving.
The Good Samaritan was on his way to a wedding in Brisbane when he stopped to help Mrs Satterley.
‘Terry died a hero in our eyes. We send our love to both their families, ”said his brother.
He declined to comment on how Gypsy came to be in the stolen vehicle allegedly hijacked in Gympie hours earlier.
Mrs. Satterley leaves behind two daughters aged 5 and 6. online fundraising established to support children and Mrs. Satterley’s funeral has raised over $7,200.
Life hadn’t been kind to her in many ways, throwing up obstacles and making every move forward difficult. but she still showed up every damn day and fought a fighting battle for a better life, knowing that she could almost finally touch her, smiling, laughing and loving her way through all the setbacks,” the page reads.
Gypsy Satterley (pictured) has also been described as fun, cheeky and energetic.
The horror accident also claimed the lives of Jessica Townley (left) and Terry Bishop (right)
It comes as Rolfe’s sister, Rosie Jinks, issued a heartbreaking statement on behalf of the family on Thursday.
“Rafferty’s family is immensely sorry for the pain and devastation and our thoughts are with all the families affected,” he told Nine News.
Rolfe remains in hospital in police custody and has yet to plead guilty.
His matters have been adjourned to the Maroochydore Magistrate Court for mention of prosecution on 15 September.
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Brodie Satterley revealed that he went to school with Rafferty Raymond Rolfe (pictured)