Update to tragic honeymoon death on Hamilton Island
A newlywed woman has died in a horrific golf buggy crash on Hamilton Island while on her honeymoon.
Marina Hanna, 29, and husband Robbie Morgan married in a lavish wedding in Sydney’s Doltone House on June 11.
The loved up couple then jetsetted to Queensland’s Hamilton Island to celebrate their honeymoon.
The pair were travelling on a buggy between holes on a golf course on Monday when Morgan did a U-turn, causing the buggy to tip over.
A doctor, off-duty dentist and off-duty firefighter rushed to the scene and desperately performed CPR for 35 minutes on Marina, who unfortunately could not be revived.
Queensland Police Inspector Anthony Cowan announced in a press conference that Marina was not wearing a seatbelt while in the buggy.
“It was just a tragic accident with a golf buggy,” he said.
“There may have been some inexperience driving those type of vehicles while turning it has rolled on its side and the woman has fallen out and sustained life-threatening injuries.”
“It just appears inexperience in driving that type of vehicle, turned too quick and rolled on its side and unfortunately, it has ended up with this result.
“It appears there was no seatbelt worn at this point in time; we come back to the Fatal Five but now is not the time to dwell on what they should have done.”
Inspector Cowan confirmed that no drugs, alcohol or dangerous driving caused the accident.