A woman was taken to hospital in an early-morning accident shrouded in mystery.
A woman was taken to hospital in an early-morning accident shrouded in mystery. Tony Martin

Mystery surrounds midnight North Gympie highway crash

UPDATE:

A WOMAN whose car went crashing into a dam was taken to Gympie Hospital with hypothermia after she was forced to swim through freezing water in the early hours of Sunday.    The car that hit a dam at Theebine off Kanyan Rd, shortly after 1am was partially submerged when the woman escaped it, a police spokesman said.    The woman was believed to suffer minor head injuries as well as hypothermia.   The woman's car is the only one thought to be involved in the incident.   

EARLIER:

MYSTERY surrounds an early-morning accident north of Gympie which left a woman in hospital with mild hypothermia.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said they were called by police to the incident, which happened about 1.15am this morning.

Reports indicate that the woman's car became submerged near the corner of the Bruce Highway and Kanyan Rd at Kanigan.

However, a police spokesman said there was no record of any incident in their system, and a Queensland Fire and Emergency services spokesman confirmed it was the same for them.

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