Little fighter gets a second chance at life


Anita Camilleri knows how life can change in a split second.

The 31-year-old Mirani mum realises how precious life is after she and her two-year-old daughter Aylah were seriously injured in a horrific head-on smash on the Mackay-Eungella Road on October 5 last year.

Anita had just dropped her son Seth off to school at Marian and was on her way to meet her mother-in-law at Walkerston before work when the accident occurred.

Anita remembers seeing "a car overtaking on a blind corner" near Pleystowe and immediately knew that a collision was imminent.

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