Woman hit by truck on Qld highway dies in hospital

A 70-year-old woman has died in hospital after being run over by a truck on a highway in southern Queensland.

The elderly woman was struck on the D’Aguilar Highway at Blackbutt around 9.30am on Tuesday.

She was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition.


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Sadly, she passed away this morning.

The driver of the truck, a 40-year-old man, was not injured.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.