One dead after cars collide near crash scene

A MAN has died after his car collided with two others near the scene of a crash on the Bruce Highway, in Queensland’s north.

Emergency services were already on the scene of a crash two kilometres south of Proserpine when the three cars came to grief just 200 metres down the road.

The driver of one of the three vehicles, an 80-year-old man, was airlifted to Townsville Hospital in a critical condition.


Sadly, police released a statement overnight, confirming the man died in hospital yesterday afternoon.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.

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