18-year-old tragically dies in single vehicle car crash in Mungindi today.
18-year-old tragically dies in single vehicle car crash in Mungindi today.

CONFIRMED: Teen killed in tragic southwest crash

AN 18-year-old male has tragically passed away in a single vehicle crash in Mungindi today.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman confirmed the male from NSW was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

Preliminary inquiries indicate at about 7.30am a utility was headed east on Noondoo Mungindi Road when the vehicle has left the road and hit a tree. 

A local resident located the vehicle beside the road at about 10.50am and contacted emergency services.

The forensic crash unit arrived at the scene at about 12.30pm to determine the exact cause of the crash.

Police officers from Mungindi, Dirranbandi and St George and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and NSW Fire and Rescue were also at the scene.

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating. 


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