Four dead in horror crash in Southern Downs

The Easter holiday is off to a shocking start with four people killed in a crash in the Southern Downs.

A semi-trailer collided with a car on the New England Highway near The Summit around 5.30pm on Wednesday afternoon.

Four people inside the car, believed to all be women, died in the accident.


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Police are still working to identify those killed in the crash.

It takes the state’s road toll to 85 so far this year.

The driver of the truck was taken to hospital suffering shock.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to contact them.