Man dead after multi-vehicle crash: Police to investigate
UPDATE: POLICE say a crash at Vale View on the Drayton Connection Road will be investigated by the Forensic Crash Unit after a man in his fifties died at the scene.
"Initial inquiries indicate at 3.30pm a car and truck, both headed south, have collided on Drayton Connection Road near the intersection of Newman Road," police said via a media release.
"A male passenger in the car, a man in his fifties, died at the scene.
"The driver of the car was transported to the Toowoomba Hospital in a serious condition.
"The truck driver was also taken to hospital with minor injuries."
4PM TUESDAY: FORENSIC crash unit officers are investigating a serious crash at Vale View this afternoon.
One person is believed to have died in the collision on Drayton Connection Rd, however a police spokesman was unable to confirm details.
The spokesman said the crash did not involve a student but until further investigations were conducted, no further details would be available.
EARLIER: EMERGENCY services are currently on scene responding to reports of a multi-vehicle crash in Vale View.
A QAS spokesman confirmed that paramedics were treating multiple patients after a crash between a truck and two cars on the intersection of Drayton Connection Rd and Newman Rd about 3.30pm.
A police spokeswoman said officers from the forensic crash unit had been tasked to the incident and traffic diversions were now in place.
The spokeswoman confirmed one patient was trapped in a car and another person was being treated for "serious injuries".
Traffic is being diverted via the New England Highway north-bound and Sheppard Rd south-bound.
Lengthy delays are expected.