A Greens state MP was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries after a horror two-vehicle crash at a busy intersection in Brisbane’s inner city.
South Brisbane MP Amy MacMahon’s Toyota Prius ended up on the wrong side of Main Steet at Kangaroo Point when a Hyundai i30 turning left from Baines Street collided with her vehicle about 6.30pm on Monday night. evening.
Dr MacMahon, 37, was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious condition.
Federal Greens MP Max Chandler-Mather has since confirmed that he is conscious and that his injuries are not life-threatening.
Photos taken by mail Analysis of the accident site shows that Dr. MacMahon’s car is completely destroyed.
Queensland MP Amy MacMahon is recovering in hospital after a nasty collision on Monday night.
The collision occurred near the intersection of Main and Baines streets in Kangaroo Point.
The occupants of the i30 were also hospitalized in stable condition.
The area was cordoned off for several hours while emergency services cleared the scene.
Queensland Premier Steven Miles was told emergency services had taken “great care” of Dr MacMahon and wished her a speedy recovery.
“On behalf of the government, I want Amy and her family to know that we are all thinking about her,” he said Monday night.
“I know our police and both of you took very good care of her and that the hospital in Pennsylvania is the best place in the world for her to be.”
The Queensland Police Forensic Accident Unit has launched an investigation into the incident.
Several hours before the accident, Dr MacMahon renewed his calls for Prime Minister Miles to scrap the demolition and reconstruction of the Gabba for the 2032 Olympic Games.
Queensland’s Premier has wished Greens MP Amy MacMahon (pictured with a supporter) a speedy recovery.
She has openly opposed the project and hosted a community forum on Saturday.
“The message from our community was resoundingly clear: we will not stop until the Prime Minister says he will cancel the Gabba rebuild and that East Brisbane State School and Raymond Park are protected,” the MP wrote on Monday.
‘The community doesn’t want it. The vice president of the International Olympic Committee says he doesn’t add up. The president of the Australian Olympic Committee says there are better solutions. Even a former Labor prime minister has spoken out against it.
Dr MacMahon became the first Greens MP to be elected to the Queensland Parliament in 2020, when she unseated then Deputy Premier Jackie Trad.
In November, she became the first MP in almost a decade to be suspended from parliament for a day for “willfully disobeying” an order.
Dr MacMahon became the first Greens MP elected to the Queensland Parliament in 2020.