Menu
News

Fatal crash: police investigating

Ambulances attended the scene of the fatal crash yesterday afternoon.
Ambulances attended the scene of the fatal crash yesterday afternoon. File

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.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crimes anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Topics:  charleville fatality two-vehicle crash warrego highway


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Warrego Highway closed after truck and car crash

CRASH: A car and truck have come together on the Warrego Highway, closing the road.

Car and truck collide near school closing the Warrego Highway

WHATTA BUST: 95 charges for 35 people over $1m drug haul

It is estimated the bush marijuana detected is worth over $1 million and the hydroponic marijuana over $20,000 in the South Burnett.

The raids lead to 35 people charged with 94 offences.

Gun lobby funding One Nation candidates

Jim Savage is one of three One Nation candidates to receive Shooters Union donations.

Gun groups backing minor parties

Local Partners