Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Kamerunga

A 20-year-old woman has died following a single vehicle crash at Kamerunga, in Cairns, early this morning.

At approximately 3.45am on Kamerunga Road, initial investigations indicate a Mitsubishi Lancer has struck a tree before travelling down an embankment near the intersection with Stoney Creek Road.

A 20-year-old Atherton woman, the driver of the vehicle, died at the scene.

A 22-year-old Smithfield man, a passenger in the vehicle, was transported to Cairns Hospital in a stable condition.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances of the crash.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen driver’s red Mitsubishi Lancer in the area at the time, or who may have relevant dash-cam 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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