Man and child killed in horror single vehicle crash

A MAN and child are dead and a woman has been airlifted to hospital following a horror crash in Queensland.

The accident happened on the Bruce Highway near Kolonga, 30km north of Gin Gin, on Wednesday morning.

It’s understood the family car left the highway, crashed into a ditch and flipped around 8am.


There are reports the vehicle may have been trying to overtake another car when the driver lost control.

Police confirmed a 41-year-old man and a young boy were pronounced deceased at the scene.

A woman who survived the crash was trapped in the wreckage for some time before being cut free.

She was flown to Bundaberg Hospital in a serious but stable condition. Her age is not known.

The Bruce Highway remained closed for several hours while the scene was examined by the Forensic Crash Unit.