Two people, three dogs killed in head-on crash

TWO people and three dogs have been killed in a horrifying head-on crash near West Wyalong.

Police say a Nissan Navara collided head-on with a Suzuki Jimny on the Newell Highway, about 25km north of Quandialla Road, just before 6.30pm on Friday.

The driver of the Suzuki, a 26-year-old Queensland woman, and her passenger, a 30-year-old Queensland man, both died at the scene.


Three dogs in the vehicle were also killed.

The driver of the Nissan, a 39-year-old Queensland man, suffered extensive injuries to his lower limbs and was taken to West Wyalong Hospital by road ambulance, before being flown to St George Hospital for further treatment.

The man is understood to be in a stable condition.