One dead, four injured in shocking four-car crash

ONE person has been killed and four others injured in a shocking four-car crash in Brisbane.

Police said two vehicles came to grief Mount Cotton Road at Burbank around 6.30am on Thursday.

The two vehicles were travelling east when one of the vehicle smashed into the back of the other.


Two other vehicles that were travelling west then collided with the first two cars, police said.

A 28-year-old man behind the wheel of one of the eastbound vehicles sustained life-threatening injuries.

Sadly, police said the man could not be saved and confirmed he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Four other people were transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with minor injuries.

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

Anyone with any information that could police with their investigation is urged to come forward.

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