Woman killed, four others seriously injured in horror hinterland crash

A WOMAN has died and four others are fighting for life in hospital after a horror crash in the Gold Coast hinterland.

Queensland Police have said a brown four-wheel drive and a silver-coloured four-wheel drive, travelling in opposite directions, collided on Plunkett Road, Cedar Creek around 6.20pm on Monday.

The 47-year-old Yatala woman behind the wheel of the silver-coloured vehicle died at the scene.


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A 46-year-old man and two teenage girls aged 15 and 17 in the car also suffered critical injuries.

The man was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital while the two teens were airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Queensland Children’s Hospital.

A 44-year-old Yarrabilba man driving the four-wheel drive is also fighting for life in the Gold Coast University Hospital after suffering critical injuries.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating and asking for anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has dash-cam footage of either vehicle to contact police.

The Queensland Ambulance Service has released the following details regarding the injuries.

  • Female in her teens was airlifted to Queensland Children’s Hospital in a critical condition with significant abdominal injury.
  • Male in his 40s was transported in a critical condition to Gold Coast University Hospital with significant head, facial and abdominal injuries.
  • Male in his 40s was transported in a critical condition to Gold Coast University Hospital with significant chest and leg injury.
  • Female in her teens was airlifted to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition with significant chest, abdominal, arm and head injuries.

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