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Truck and 4WD were travelling in opposite directions

11.15am: POLICE say the truck and 4WD involved in the fatal crash outside Biloela on Tuesday night were travelling in opposite directions when they collided.

There were no witnesses to the crash.

Senior Sergeant Ewan Findlater, from the Rockhampton Road Policing Unit, said police were still investigating and had yet to determine which vehicle drifted onto the wrong side of the road.

6.30am Wednesday: Police will investigate a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Tuesday night outside of Biloela.

Initial investigations indicate that at 8pm a truck towing a flat-bed trailer and a car collided on the Dawson Highway 10km east of Biloela.

A 43-year-old Point Vernon man, the driver of the car, died later in the Biloela Hospital from injuries he had sustained in the crash.

The truck driver was also transported to Biloela Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The highway was closed for most of the night as emergency services worked to clear the scene, and re-opened fully at 6.30am on Wednesday.

There is no further information available at this stage. Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

9.15pm Tuesday:

POLICE are currently at the scene of a two vehicle traffic crash near Biloela.

Initial information suggests that at 8pm a truck and car crashed on the Dawson Highway 10km east of Biloela.

It is believed the male driver of the car has serious leg injuries.

The truck driver was not physically injured.

The highway is currently blocked to all traffic, and it is expected to remain closed for the next few hours.

Police are investigating.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Topics:  biloela crash dawson highway driver injuries



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