Three killed, several others injured in horror night on Qld roads

THREE people have died and a number of others have been injured following separate horror crashes in the state’s north.

A car and truck collided head-on alongthe Bruce Highway at Mutarnee around 6.30pm last night.

The driver of the car, a 27-year-old Bambaroo man, died at the scene.


While the driver of the truck, a 60-year-old Beenleigh man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Further north, around midnight, a Toyota Landcruiser crashed into the back of a Mazda 3.

Police said the force caused the Mazda 3 to then crash into a Mitsubishi Lancer, which in turn hit another four-wheel-drive.

A 26-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man died at the scene.

Four others were left with minor injuries, including a 31-year-old male driver who was taken into custody by police.

Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing investigations into both crashes.

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