Serious traffic crash in Moranbah, QLD

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating a serious three vehicle traffic crash near Moranbah this afternoon, Queensland Police say.

Around 5.15pm, police were called to the Moranbah Access Road following reports a van travelling south struck the rear of a stationary utility intending to turn right into a nearby property.

As a result of the impact, the vehicle was pushed into the path of a utility travelling north.

Both drivers of the utes were taken to Moranbah Hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

The van’s driver and sole occupant was also taken to Moranbah Hospital but later airlifted to the Townsville Hospital in a serious condition.

Investigations are continuing.

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