Fatal traffic crash south of Rolleston

Two dead in Rolleston crash

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Two women have died in a single vehicle traffic crash at Consuelo this morning.

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Two women have been killed in a single vehicle traffic crash at Consuelo, approximately 40km south of Rolleston today.

The Queensland Police Service said preliminary investigations suggest that around 9am, a vehicle was travelling along the Carnarvon Highway when it has left the roadway, rolled and crashed into a tree.

The vehicle subsequently caught alight.

Two women died at the scene.

The male driver and a boy managed to escape the vehicle. They suffered non-life-threatening injuries and have been transported to the Rockhampton Hospital for treatment.

One lane of the Carnarvon Highway remains closed.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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