June 10, 2021
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating after a 48-year-old woman died in a single-vehicle crash on the Moonie Highway on Wednesday morning.
The woman, her partner, two young boys and pets were believed to be travelling from Western Australia to Nanango.
Their Mitsubishi Triton was pulling a trailer packed with personal belongings when it left the highway and hit a tree.
Emergency services were called to the incident, about eight kilometres west of Moonie, at 8:50am.
Initial investigations indicate the driver swerved to avoid an animal on the road.
Attempts to revive the woman, from Dalyellup, at the scene were unsuccessful.
A 46-year-old man was airlifted to the Toowoomba Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.
The two boys were were also airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital for treatment of minor lacerations.
The Forensic Crash Unit is appealing for any witnesses to the crash, or anyone who may have dashcam footage of the white utility before the crash, to contact police.