A woman has been hurt in a crash caused by a cow wandering onto the Burnett Highway.
A woman has been hurt in a crash caused by a cow wandering onto the Burnett Highway.

Cow causes serious highway crash

A DARK-COLOURED cow created chaos at Tansey on Friday night when it wandered into the path of oncoming traffic, causing a two-car crash.

Police said the cow stepped out into the path of a northbound Toyota LandCruiser towing a caravan on the Burnett Highway just before 8pm.

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The LandCruiser struck the cow, pushing it into the path of a car headed south on the highway.

Ambulance generic.
Ambulance generic.

The second car suffered "major damage" when it hit the cow, and the vehicle's passenger - a woman in her 30s - struck her head and suffered chest injuries including seatbelt bruising.

She was taken to Kingaroy Hospital.

The cow's fate is unknown.

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