Woman seriously injured after being run over while sleeping on Cable Beach in Broome


Cable Beach is a popular holiday spot in WA’s north.
Cable Beach is a popular holiday spot in WA’s north.

A woman has been flown to Perth with serious injuries after being run over by a four-wheel-drive while sleeping on Cable Beach in Broome.

Police believe the 39-year-old was sleeping in a swag on the beach when she was hit by a Toyota Landcruiser around 3am.

The woman had been camping on the beach with friends.

After initially being treated at Broome Hospital, the woman was then flown to Perth by the RFDS for additional treatment.

A 56-year-old man is assisting police with their inquiries into the matter.



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