Two dead in horror head-on crash

UPDATE at 5:30 PM | TWO drivers have been killed in a horror head-on crash north of the Gold Coast.

The two cars came to grief on Waterford Tamborine Road at Waterford, Logan, around 11.45am on Friday.

Police released a statement a short time ago, confirming both drivers were killed in the collision.


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The driver of one of the vehicles, a 77-year-old woman from Logan Village, died at the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle, a 62-year-old Eight Miles Plains man, was rushed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane where sadly, he died this afternoon.

At the time of the accident, Queensland Ambulance said one patient was assessed by paramedics at the scene for head injuries and abdominal pain, while the second was rushed to hospital in a serious condition.

Waterford-Tamborine Road was closed in both directions for several hours following the crash while the scene was examined and the wreckage cleared.

Drivers were diverted around the scene of the crash via Beaudesert-Beenleigh Road.

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

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FIRST at 2:30 PM | ONE person has been taken to hospital in a serious condition following a two car crash north of the Gold Coast.

It happened on Waterford-Tamborine Road at Waterford just before midday on Friday.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said two people were injured in the collision.

One of the patients was assessed by paramedics at the scene for head, abdominal and leg pain.

The second patient sustained a “serious leg injury” and was rushed by ambulance to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane in a serious condition.

The patients’ genders and ages were not immediately known.

The Queensland Police Service said Waterford-Tamborine Road was closed in both directions following the crash, with drivers urged to use Beaudesert-Beenleigh Road instead.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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