Oakey tragedy

Dalby Herald - - NEWS -

QUEENS­LAND Po­lice con­firmed a se­cond per­son in­volved in a fa­tal crash on the War­rego High­way at Oakey ear­lier this month has sadly passed away.

On Oc­to­ber 2, a semi-trailer trav­el­ling east along the high­way col­lided with a util­ity, also trav­el­ling east, at around 9.15am. The util­ity then col­lided with a sedan.

Two peo­ple trav­el­ling in the sedan, a 48-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman, were trans­ported to hos­pi­tals in Bris­bane, where the woman passed away on Oc­to­ber 8.

A 17-year-old girl, who was trav­el­ling as a pas­sen­ger in the sedan, was pro­nounced de­ceased at the scene. The driver and sole oc­cu­pant of the util­ity, a 36-year-old man from Oakey, was trans­ported to hospi­tal for treat­ment. The driver of the semi-trailer, a 35-year-old man from Vic­to­ria, was not phys­i­cally in­jured. In­ves­ti­ga­tions are con­tin­u­ing.

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