A MOTORIST has been killed and five other people have been injured in a horror three car crash on the Bruce Highway this morning.
Police say initial investigations suggest that around 10.20am, a car heading north on the Bruce Highway collided with another car heading south, approximately 20km south of Innisfail.
A B-double truck also heading south on the highway was unable to avoid the collision and collided with one of the cars.
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“The driver of the car which collided with the truck was pronounced deceased at the scene,” Queensland police confirmed in a statement.
Queensland Ambulance said five other people were transported in a stable condition to Innisfail Hospital.
Both lanes on the highway are currently closed at Cowley and are expected to be out of action for a number of hours.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.