Two women were injured when a defect developed in the steering gear of the car in which they were driving alone Merivale Street of South Brisbane, about 3.20 a.m. yesterday.

The car grazed an electric light pole and ran up on the footpath before it was brought to a halt.

The injured were: Marie Moore, 29, of Fegan Drive, Moorooka, concussion and contusions; Mary Christie, 33, of Bradley Street. Spring Hill, compound fracture of the left foot, lacerations, injuries to the right shoulder, and shock.

Both were treated by ambulance bearers and taken to the General Hospital.


From The Courier Mail, Monday 25 February 1946, page 3.


1942 Qtab Ladies First Aid Slq 99183507529402061

1942 Qtab Ladies First Aid Slq 99183507529402061

Image: Display of first aid by ladies from the Queensland Ambulance Association, Brisbane, March, 1942, SLQ 99183507529402061, State Library of Queensland.