SEPTEMBER 1 2016
Driver allegedly looking at phone as she hit motorbike
A woman accused of using her mobile phone when her car struck and
killed a motorcyclist has faced court.
Bianca Yule Hope, 26, appeared before Rockhampton Magistrates
Court on Thursday on charges including dangerous operation of a
motor vehicle causing death in relation to the incident, which
occurred in June.
A motorcyclist died after being struck by a car as the driver was
allegedly looking at her phone.
It's alleged Ms Hope's car struck two motorbikes while travelling
along Four-Mile Road at Kabra, near Rockhampton, during the
One man, Harry Heyes, 61, died at the scene while his brother
Trevor, 58, sustained a lower leg fracture.
Hope will return for a committal hearing on October 19.