UPDATE: Crash – Windwhistle Road

One person has died following a crash on Windwhistle Road (State Highway 77) this afternoon.

A car collided with a tree at around 2.45pm and the driver – the sole occupant of the car – was killed.

The road remains closed around the crash scene and traffic is being diverted where possible.

Motorists are asked to delay travel where they can, or expect delays.

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