An 80-year-old man has died following a car rollover on Turkey Beach Rd, Foreshores this afternoon.
An 80-year-old man has died following a car rollover on Turkey Beach Rd, Foreshores this afternoon. RACQ Capricorn Rescue

Investigation underway for fatal Turkey Beach Rd rollover

UPDATE Monday, October 7 4pm:

SEVERAL police units are investigating Saturday's fatal car rollover on Turkey Beach Rd that claimed the life of an 80-year-old man.

Emergency services were called to the scene - about 4km from the Bruce Highway - at about 4.30pm.

A 72-year-old woman, who was driving the car, was flown to Rockhampton Hospital by RACQ Capricorn Rescue in a serious but stable condition after fire crews freed her from the vehicle.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the woman suffered shoulder, chest and arm injuries.

The spokesman said two other passengers, a 55-year-old man and teenage boy, were both transported to Gladstone Hospital in a stable condition with rib, pelvic and shoulder injuries and shoulder and head injuries respectively.

The Rockhampton Forensic Crash Unit, Gladstone Scenes of Crime and Gladstone Police will help conduct the investigation.

UPDATE Saturday, October 5 8.45pm:

AN 80-YEAR-old Foreshores man has died following a single vehicle rollover this afternoon. 

Emergency services were called to the scene on Turkey Beach Rd, Foreshores around 4.30pm. 

A 72-year-old Foreshores woman, who was driving the car, was transported to Rockhampton Hospital by helicopter after she was freed from the vehicle. 

Two other passengers, a 55-year-old Morayfield man and a 15-year-old Foreshores boy, were both transported to hospital in a stable condition. 

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the accident.

Anyone with information should contact Policelink on 131 444 and quote reference number: QP1901939675

UPDATE 6.10PM:

A WOMAN believed to be in her 70s has been freed from a vehicle following a single vehicle rollover on Turkey Beach Rd earlier this afternoon, a QAS spokesperson said. 

A man in his 50s sustained rib, shoulder and pelvic injuries and a teenage man sustained injuries to his shoulder and head.

Both men are in a stable condition.

They were three of the four people involved in the accident that was reported just before 4.30pm.

Crews are still on scene.

More to come.

EARLIER: ONE person remains trapped after a single vehicle rollover on Turkey Beach Rd this afternoon.

Queensland Ambulance Service were called to the scene about 4.30pm.

A QAS spokesperson said one patient was being treated for critical injuries and two patients were stable.

The fourth person still remains trapped in the vehicle.

Police and three ambulance crews are on scene including a critical care paramedic.

A forensic crash unit has been called to the scene.

More to come.



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