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City of Karratha Mayor flown to Royal Perth Hospital after road bike accident

Sam JonesPilbara News
City of Karratha Mayor Peter Long addresses the Flying Foam Massacre ceremony. Tom Zaunmayr.
Camera IconCity of Karratha Mayor Peter Long addresses the Flying Foam Massacre ceremony. Tom Zaunmayr. Credit: Tom Zaunmayr/Pilbara News

City of Karratha Mayor Peter Long has been flown to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment after a road bike accident over the weekend.

It’s understood Cr Long suffered multiple broken ribs.

In a statement, the City of Karratha said Deputy Mayor Kelly Nunn would perform mayoral functions while Cr Long is unavailable.

“Mayor Peter Long had a road bike accident on the weekend and is currently on sick leave,” the statement said.

“City of Karratha Councillors and staff wish him a speedy recovery.”

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