July 4, 2012
Police are currently at the scene of a serious two-vehicle traffic crash on the Burnett Highway about 10km south of Gayndah.
Initial information suggests that about 2:25pm a male car driver was critically injured after his vehicle collided with a truck.
The highway is currently closed in both directions.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
The Burnett Highway 10km south of Gayndah remains closed following a fatal crash in which a man has died and two people have been seriously injured.
Initial information suggests all three were travelling in a car when it collided with a truck about 2:25pm.
The highway is expected to remain closed in both directions for at least another hour.
The two other occupants, a female and a young male, have been taken to hospital.
UPDATE: July 5, 2012
Investigations into yesterday afternoon’s fatal traffic crash south of Gayndah are continuing.
The driver of the car, a 53-year-old South Toowoomba man, died at the scene.
A 14-year-old male passenger was airlifted to the Royal Children’s Hospital with suspected broken ribs. He is currently in a stable condition. A 57-year-old female passenger suffered minor injuries.
The driver of the truck, a 48-year-old man, sustained minor injuries and was transported to Gayndah Hospital for treatment.