April 14, 2024

The Police Forensic Crash Unit is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash which occurred near Booubyjan on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to the incident on the Burnett Highway, near Ross Road, about 12:10pm.

A police spokesperson said initial investigations indicated a car, with two occupants, was travelling south when it veered off the road and rolled.

The driver, a 77-year-old Yeppoon woman, was trapped in the wreckage and died at the scene.

The passenger, a 14-year-old Brisbane girl, was seriously injured.

She was airlifted to Queensland Children’s Hospital.

Police have urged any witnesses – or anyone with dashcam or CCTV from the area around the time – to contact them.


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