The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Police probe whether drink driving a factor in fatal crash

POLICE are making inquiries into the cause of a vehicle rollover near Springsure, which killed a 23-year-old woman.

Senior Constable Brendon O'Neill said police were trying to determine if drink driving was a factor in the vehicle leaving road, about 30km west of Springsure on Sunday night.

The initial investigation of the scene is complete, and police are now speaking to witnesses.

The 19-year-old female driver was flown to Rockhampton Hospital with injuries and was discharged on September 16.

INITIAL: A WOMAN in her 20s tragically died after the vehicle she was a passenger in rolled 40km west of Springsure on Sunday evening.

The driver of the vehicle, also a female "about the same age" was flown to Rockhampton Hospital by RACQ Capricorn Helicopter where she remains in a stable condition.

Police say that around 6.30pm, a Toyota Prado was travelling on Dawson Development Road when the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled several times.

Tragically, the female passenger was declared deceased at the scene, police said.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the forensic crash unit would continue to assist Springsure Police with the investigation.



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