Car swept into floodwaters as Queensland smashed by rains

EMERGENCY services are responding to reports a vehicle has been swept into floodwaters south of Townsville.

A male driver is believed to be out of the vehicle.

It is understood the car was stuck sideways in floodwaters at Bentley Bridge, near Nome.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services responded to the incident about 9.25pm.

A member of the public is believed to have alerted staff at the Alligator Creek Roadhouse.

More to come.