Police update: Fatal traffic crash, Ironpot

A nine-year-old girl has died and a six-year-old boy is in a critical condition following a two-vehicle traffic crash at Ironpot near Rockhampton this morning.

Preliminary inquiries indicate around 9.30am, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Artillery and Yeppoon roads.

The first vehicle, a blue Toyota hatchback contained a 40-year-old Emu Park woman, a six-year-old boy and two girls aged nine and ten.

A 33-year-old woman was driving the second vehicle, a grey Toyota hatchback, with two female passengers aged eight and 12.

The occupants of both vehicles were transported to the Rockhampton Base Hospital.

The nine-year-old girl was pronounced deceased in hospital while the six-year-old boy is being airlifted to Queensland’s Children Hospital in Brisbane with life-threatening injuries.

The Forensic Crash Unit investigation is continuing.

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