Caravan driver dies in Charleville crash

Man dies in caravan and truck collision near Charleville


The incident, 40km east of Charleville, occurred yesterday afternoon.


A 70-year-old man has been killed in a two vehicle crash east of Charleville yesterday afternoon.

Early investigations suggest that about 12.30pm, a utility towing a caravan attempted to turn across the Warrego Highway to access a rest stop on the side of the road when a semi-trailer collided with the utility.

The 70-year-old male driver of the vehicle from Finch Hatton died at the scene.

The passenger, a 72-year-old woman, was transported to the Charleville base Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck, a 64-year-old man, was transported to the Charleville Base Hospital suffering shock.

The Warrego Highway was closed for approximately two hours while investigations were commenced.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.


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