September 19, 2020

A woman has died following a single-vehicle traffic crash in Nanango on Saturday morning.

A police spokesman said that shortly after 11:30am, the driver of a Mitsubishi Triton utility, travelling on Henry Street, lost control of the vehicle which then left the road and crashed.

The vehicle was on its roof when emergency services arrived.

The driver, a 72-year-old Glan Devon woman, was declared deceased at the scene.

She was the only occupant of the vehicle however a dog, which was also in the vehicle, survived.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Earlier:

One person is believed to have died after a car rolled in Henry Street, Nanango, on Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called to the single-vehicle crash at 11:37am.

A QAS spokesperson said paramedics treated one person at the scene for critical injuries.

Traffic on the highway was blocked while police, ambulance and QFES attended the incident.

At 1:30pm, traffic was flowing again but reduced to one lane.

The crash occurred just down from the Nanango Police Station.

No further information is available.

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This was the second serious crash in the South Burnett in less than 24 hours.

On Friday night, the Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted a teenager after he suffered multiple injuries after crashing his motorbike.

He was flown to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

[UPDATED. Originally published as “One Feared Dead In Crash”]


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