Fire crews racing to rescue.
Fire crews racing to rescue. Bev Lacey

Bogged car abandoned as man rescued from Pioneer River

UPDATE 6.55PM: A MAN stranded with his vehicle in the middle of the Pioneer River has had to abandon his vehicle. 

Reports indicate police managed to walk the driver to safety in knee-deep rising water. 

His vehicle has already become inundated and cannot by towed out due to the current conditions.

The incident reportedly occurred on a sandbar in front of Caneland Central. 

The driver is not injured. 

BREAKING 6.18PM: EMERGENCY services are responding to the Pioneer River where a man is in need of rescue.

Initial reports indicate a driver has bogged his 4WD on a sand bar in the Pioneer River with closest access via Cemetery Road and is surrounded by water.

Queensland Police and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are responding.

More to come.

Double act to hit the stage at GC

Double act to hit the stage at GC

"The place was packed and it was a really good time,” he said.

Prossie rider enjoys double success at State Champs

Prossie rider enjoys double success at State Champs

Prossie rider enjoys double success at State Champs

Kitty kicks cancer to the kerb

Kitty kicks cancer to the kerb

Kitty kicks cancer to the kerb

Local Partners