QLD: Three killed in horror crash west of Brisbane

THREE people all aged in their 70s have been killed in a horrifying multi-vehicle crash on the Warrego Highway west of Brisbane.

The tragic collision happened on the stretch of road at Helidon Spa, near Toowoomba, shortly after 6pm on Friday

Two women, both aged in their 70s, were passengers in one of the vehicles and were both pronounced deceased at the scene.


The driver of the same vehicle, a man also in his 70s, was taken to Toowoomba Hospital with serious injuries but has since died.

The drivers of the other two vehicles were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The Warrego Highway was closed for a period of time, but has since re-opened.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.