Police update 2: Fatal traffic crash, Julago

A two-year-old boy has died as a result of injuries sustained during a three-vehicle-crash at Julago, near Townsville, on October 31.

Police will allege about 5pm on Sunday, October 31, a Toyota Landcruiser travelling southbound on the Bruce Highway collided with a Toyota Corolla and a Mazda 3 which were travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the Mazda 3, a 47-year-old Ayr woman, died at the scene.

One of the passengers of the Mazda 3, a two-year-old boy, was transported to hospital in a critical condition. Earlier today (November 4), the boy died in hospital.

A 22-year-old Ayr man and driver of the Landcruiser was previously issued with a notice to appear to face one count of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death while adversely affected.

He is due to appear in Townsville Magistrates Court on December 7.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information which may assist is urged to come forward.

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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