Police are responding to fatal crash, Townsville 15 March

A 50-year-old man has been killed after a collision between two cars at Garbutt earlier this morning.

Just after 2.30am, initial investigations suggest a Volkswagon Amarok travelled through the intersection of Dalrymple Road and Duckworth streets and collided with a Mazda 3.

The 50-year-old local man was driving the Mazda 3 and later died at the scene.

The driver of the Volkswagon Amarok, a 25-year-old man, was transported to hospital with serious life-threatening injuries.

Two passengers, one from each vehicle, were also transported to hospital suffering minor injuries.

The intersection is expected to be closed for several hours as investigations continue. Diversions are in place, however delays are expected.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is encouraged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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