Five injured, two critically in head-on crash

FIVE people have been injured, two of them critically, in a high-speed head-on crash in Brisbane’s south.

It happened on Toohey Road, near Barnehurst Street, at Tarragindi about 8.30pm on Thursday.

A husband and wife from one of the vehicles, a Mazda 3, were critically injured in the smash.


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The couple was rushed to Princess Alexandra Hospital where they remained this morning in critical condition.

Three teenagers believed to be aged between 14 and 17 from the other car, a Mazda 6, sustained less serious injuries.

It’s understood the 17-year-old boy behind the wheel was overtaking another vehicle at speed when he smashed into the couple’s oncoming car.

The husband and wife were just minutes from home when the collision occurred.

Toohey Road was closed overnight as Forensic Crash Unit investigators examined the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the smash or has relevant dash cam footage is urged to come forward and contact police.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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