Unborn child killed in Fraser Coast crash on Christmas Eve

A woman has sadly lost her unborn child in a crash on the Fraser Coast, which happened on Christmas Eve.

Police say a Mitsubishi sedan was travelling south on Booral Road at Booral when it hit the side of a van that was travelling northbound, causing the sedan to lose control and veer into the path of an oncoming Toyota sedan.

The Mitsubishi and Toyota sedans have then collided at around 6.45pm on Saturday night.


The driver of the Toyota, a 44-year-old woman, was taken to the Hervey Bay Hospital with serious injuries. The woman was pregnant, and sadly her unborn baby died as a result of the crash.

One of the four passengers, a 58-year-old woman, was transported to the Hervey Bay Hospital, she is expected to make a full recovery.

The driver and sole occupant of the Mitsubishi, a 45-year-old woman, was also taken to Hervey Bay Hospital.

No one from the van was injured.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.