Queensland’s yearly road toll has risen to 242 after three men died when their car hit a tree a few hours north of Brisbane.
The accident happened at Bucca near Bundaberg on Saturday night and represents seven more deaths than last year.
Investigations reveal a car lost control and crashed at the intersection of Birthamba Road and Bishop Drive at around 7:00PM.
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The driver and two passengers died.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are continuing.