An elderly Deniliquin woman is lucky to escape with only minor injuries after colliding with a truck.By Zoe McMaugh & Shaun Connor
An 83 year-old Deniliquin woman was lucky to have escaped with only a sore knee after her car collided with a truck on Wednesday.
The woman was driving a Toyota Camry west on George St and was attempting to turn left into Hardinge St about 12.35pm.
As she turned she collided with the front tyre and passenger side fuel tank of a Kenworth truck on the highway.
Her car ended up colliding with a power pole in front of Wired Entertainment.
An employee at the business said none of the staff saw the incident but heard the crash, and then went to offer assistance.
‘‘We thought a truck had blown a tyre or something,’’ the employee said.
‘‘I went out and spoke to the lady to see if she was okay. They took her to hospital (and) she seemed fine.’’
Police inquiries are continuing.
A Tamleugh North farmer has described the theft of four sheep fences from his tornado-damaged property ''a low act''.
Most people at the J C Lowe Oval left on Saturday evening talking about the game but not the result. Pigeon Coach Chris Kennedy summed up the feeling adequately when he said after the game; “it was a frustrating game, but my players weren’t responsible for the frustration.”
The move to extend the Tatura War Memorial area and honour Victoria Cross hero Robert Mactier with the erection of a statue in the Hogan St gardens named in his honour, continues.
A Kyabram man who struck a cyclist on Echuca-Moama bridge with a beer can thrown from the vehicle he was in was convicted and fined $400 in Moama Local Court on Wednesday.
A Rochester mother told a health forum about the devastating effect drugs have had on her family.
Over six hours of junior football is scheduled for Kyabram Recreation Reserve this Sunday.
Ten people were injured after Two Australian Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAV) collided during a training course at the Puckapunyal Military Training Range in on Wednesday, May 22.
The Finley Apex Sports and Community Centre has secured a $500,000 grant from Regional Development Australia.
A purpose-built bike, equipped with amateur radio, will be on the O'Keefe Rail Trail tomorrow.
Cobram residents John Anderson and Ian Cobb will race down memory lane this weekend when they compete in the annual Historic Winton.
Deniliquin Fire and Rescue's open day has been hailed a success by captain Bill Muirhead.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) is investigating incidents of abortion or still-births under the Lamb and Kid Mortality Surveillance Project.(LKSMP).
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