000 is not for traffic updates: police

POLICE are urging Fraser Coast residents to refrain from calling 000 for traffic updates.

The public is reminded that the number is for emergencies and life-threatening situations only.

People seeking information about road closures and flooding updates are asked to call 13 19 40 or visit the Queensland Alert website.

Maryborough police are currently dealing with a large number of incoming calls, they said.



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