Fatal crash: police investigating
A 70-YEAR-OLD man has been killed in a two vehicle crash approximately 40km east of Charleville yesterday afternoon.
Preliminary investigations suggest that around 12.30pm, a utility towing a caravan attempted to turn across the Warrego Highway to access a rest stop on the side of the road when a semi-trailer collided with the utility.
The driver of the utility, a 70-year-old man from Finch Hatton, died at the scene.
The sole passenger, a 72-year-old woman, was transported to the Charleville base Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the truck, a 64-year-old man, was transported to the Charleville Base Hospital suffering shock.
The Warrego Highway was closed for approximately two hours while investigations were commenced.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
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