Four killed, 7 injured in horror night on Qld roads

Police are pleading for motorists to take it easy on the roads this weekend following a horror 24 hours.

Four people have been killed and seven others have been injured in a spate of crashes across the state.

The first accident occurred just after 3pm yesterday, when a Toyota Landcruiser rolled down an embankment at Moolboolaman in Bundarberg.


A 54-year-old woman died at the scene, while a young boy was airlifted to the Queensland Children’s Hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition.

Just two hours later, a Subaru and a Landcruiser collided head-on near the intersection of the Warrego Highway and Bowenville Norwin Road in Bowenville.

The 24-year-old female driver of the Subaru was pronounced deceased at the scene.

While the 39-year-old female driver and three children in the Landcruiser were taken to Toowoomba hospital with minor injuries.

Tragedy struck again late last night, when a Hyundai i20 allegedly lost control and collided with a Holden Commodore at Clontarf in the Moreton Bay region.

The driver of the hatchback, a 21-year-old man, and his 17-year-old male passenger died at the scene.

Two people in the Commodore, a man and a woman aged in their 50s, were taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Forensic Crash Unit investigators are carrying out inquiries into all accidents.