The two-car crash happened about 5.45pm.
Ms Bryant said the group had continued to receive reports of tourists interacting with dingoes.
The eight-day festival will kick off on Saturday in Queens Park with Steamfesta and Timeless Mary's Tea and Tiffin Party.
Older drivers are smart people who do not deliberately put other people’s lives at risk.
While being at the scene of a crash can be heartbreaking for this cop, what comes afterwards is often the hardest part.
The two long had a fascination for whales but it wasn't until 1989 that they visited Hervey Bay.
As usual the rodeo will be filled with thrills and spills, with fierce competition for bull and bronco supremacy.
Coming from Newcastle in New South Wales, Carlie completed an arts degree before moving to the Fraser Coast. She has been with the Chronicle since 2007.