Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Koongal

Two people sadly lost their lives in a traffic crash near Rockhampton this morning.

Around 4.10am a crash involving a two vehicles occurred on Lakes Creek Road at Koongal.

Preliminary information indicates the Holden Commodore sedan and Ford Falcon utility collided head-on.

The driver of the ute, a 47-year-old man from Gracemere died at the scene.

The driver of the sedan, a 37-year-old woman from Kawana died at the scene.

A 39-year-old Kawana man, who was a passenger in the sedan, was taken to the Rockhampton Base Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing with officers appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash, or has dash cam vision, to contact them.

Lakes Creek Road remains closed.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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