Greens MP Amy MacMahon Recovering After Kangaroo Point Car Crash

Amy Macmahon Kangaroo Point crash
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Greens state Member for South Brisbane, Amy MacMahon, 37, has been seriously injured but remains stable at the hospital following a traffic crash in Kangaroo Point. 

The collision occurred on Monday, 12 February 2024, at the intersection of Main and Baines Streets in Kangaroo Point, around 6:30 p.m. The crash involved Ms MacMahon’s Toyota Prius and a Hyundai i30, with Ms MacMahon sustaining a serious head injury.

 According to police reports, the i30 was turning left from Baines Street at a set of lights when it collided with Ms MacMahon’s Prius, which was travelling south on Main Street. The impact of the collision sent the Prius onto the wrong side of the road, while the i30 skidded 50m up Main Street. Both Ms MacMahon and the occupants of the i30 were treated by paramedics and transported to Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Ms MacMahon remains in a serious condition, whilst the occupants of the i30 are in stable condition. The police Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident. 

Eyewitnesses described the collision as a loud bang, with patrons and staff at the Pineapple Hotel rushing to assist before emergency services arrived. The driver who struck Ms MacMahon allegedly ran a red light at high speed, as per witness statements. 

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In a statement from her team, it was noted that Ms MacMahon is in a stable but serious condition and is receiving excellent care in hospital. 

Premier Steven Miles and Opposition Leader David Crisafulli have expressed their well-wishes for Ms MacMahon’s recovery. The community has expressed overwhelming support, and further updates on her recovery will be provided in due course.

Published 14-Feb-2024