Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Longreach 16 February

Two people have died in a single vehicle traffic crash near Longreach today (February 16).

At around 9.10am a 4WD was travelling east along the Landsborough Highway, approximately 40kms west of Longreach, when the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled several times.

The driver, a 50-year-old Winton man, died at the scene. A 72-year-old Winton woman, a passenger in the vehicle, was transported to Longreach Hospital where she passed away.

Investigations from the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing with police appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash, or has relevant dashcam footage, to contact them.

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 or call 131 444.

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

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