Children orphaned in horror Queensland crash

Two boys have lost their parents and a teenage girl has suffered serious injuries in a single vehicle rollover north of the Sunshine Coast.

Emergency crews were confronted by the shocking scene at Welcome Creek, near Bundaberg, on Saturday afternoon.

A mother and father, both aged 37, died at the scene.


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Police say the woman was thrown from the vehicle when it lost control on Gooburrum Road.

A 15-year-old female passenger was also found outside the car and was rushed to Bundaberg Base Hospital with serious injuries.

It’s believed she is the girlfriend of a 17-year-old male passenger.

He, along with a five-year-old boy, suffered non-life threatening injuries. It’s believed they are the sons of the man and woman killed in the crash.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.