Driver killed in head-on crash

A MAN has been killed in a horror head-on crash on Queensland’s Darling Downs, west of Brisbane.

It happened on the Warrego Highway, two kilometres from the Oakey turn-off, on Friday night.

It’s understood the 47-year-old man’s car collided with a vehicle travelling towards him about 9.30pm.


The man in his 40s could not be saved and was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said.

He was the only person in the vehicle at the time.

The driver of the second vehicle, a 47-year-old woman, and her 49-year-old male passenger were transported to Toowoomba Base Hospital for treatment.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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