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Man Dies In Crash

Filed under Breaking News, Latest News, Police

May 19, 2019

Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash at Durong on Sunday morning in which a man died.

About 10:00am a passing motorist located a car which had crashed into a tree on Chinchilla-Wondai Road.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 37-year-old man from Weranga (west of Dalby), was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.

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A patient was flown to Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane with serious head, back and chest injuries after a single-vehicle crash on the D’Aguilar Highway at Harlin on Sunday morning.

Emergency services were called to incident at 9:05am.

The patient was treated by paramedics at the scene before being transferred to a medevac helicopter.

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A man aged in his 30s was taken by ambulance to Kingaroy Hospital with minor injuries after a truck crash on the Burnett Highway north of Goomeri on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to an incident, involving a truck and a vehicle, at 2:33pm.

The man was suffering shoulder pain and was transported in a stable condition.

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A 27-year-old Blackbutt man is assisting police with inquiries following an incident in Nanango on Sunday.

About 2:30pm, police attended the BP service station in relation to a vehicle of interest.

Upon approaching the vehicle, it will be alleged the driver drove away at speed, evading police.

He was later arrested without incident at 5:00pm at Upper Yarraman.

Police will allege the man has been involved in multiple incidents across the South Burnett area.

Investigations are continuing.


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