Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Fatal traffic crash, Bowen

One person has died and two people have sustained critical injuries after a serious traffic crash in Bowen this afternoon.
 Initial investigations indicate just before 2pm the vehicle was travelling southbound on the Bruce Highway, 15km north of Bowen when for unknown reasons it left the roadway and rolled.
Of the three occupants in the vehicle, one person has died and two others have been transported to the Bowen Hospital with critical injuries.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
The Bruce Highway is open in the area, but down to one lane. Motorists are advised to expect traffic delays.
There is no further information available at this stage.

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