A Queensland Police Service spokesman confirmed three 12-year-old girls were “acting silly around traffic” on Valley St, North Mackay just before 3pm on Monday.
A Queensland Police Service spokesman confirmed three 12-year-old girls were “acting silly around traffic” on Valley St, North Mackay just before 3pm on Monday.

Kids play chicken with peak hour traffic

AFTER leaving the school grounds, three school girls scared motorists while playing a game of chicken with oncoming traffic in North Mackay .

A Queensland Police Service spokesman confirmed three 12-year-old girls were "acting silly around traffic" on Valley St, North Mackay just before 3pm on Monday.

It is understood the girls were running through traffic and yelling at passing cars.

The spokesman said when police officers arrived they spoke to the children and advised them to stop.

He said no formal warnings were issued.

"This is kids being stupid. But no one was hurt, no one was injured," the spokesman said.

He would not comment if the girls' school had been contacted about the incident.



Balance is key: students sit first HSC exam

premium_icon Balance is key: students sit first HSC exam

Year 12 students share their secrets to success in HSC exams

Pamphlet spruiking Gulmarrad over-55s development released

premium_icon Pamphlet spruiking Gulmarrad over-55s development released

Information update distributed to surrounding residents

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Clarence Valley

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Clarence Valley

Severe thunderstorm warning for large hailstones and damaging winds