Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Julago 1 November

A woman has died and three people were transported to hospital with critical injuries following a three-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway in Julago on Sunday afternoon.

Preliminary investigations indicate around 5pm, a Toyota four-wheel-drive travelling southbound struck a Toyota sedan before colliding with a Mazda sedan. The Toyota sedan and Mazda were both travelling northbound.

Police and emergency services attended, however the driver of the Mazda, a 47-year-old Ayr woman, was declared deceased at the scene. Three other occupants of the Mazda, a 30-year-old Ayr woman and two children, were transported to Townsville University Hospital in a critical condition.

A 30-year-old Kelso man and 22-year-old Ayr man, the two occupants of the four-wheel drive, were transported to Townsville University Hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the Toyota, a 44-year-old Rasmussen man, was not injured in the incident.

Crash investigators are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or anyone who may have dashcam vision, 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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