Police are continuing to investigate a crash along Childers Rd that claimed the life of a 63-year-old Moore Park Beach woman.
Police are continuing to investigate a crash along Childers Rd that claimed the life of a 63-year-old Moore Park Beach woman. Mike Knott

Man in a critical condition after fatal Branyan crash

UPDATE 1PM: A 74-YEAR-OLD man is in a critical condition after sustaining chest injuries in last night's fatal crash at Branyan. 

A Wide Bay Hospital and Health Services spokesman said the 42-year-old man involved in the accident was receiving treatment for a fractured foot at Bundaberg Hospital. 

He also said the 27-year-old man was assessed by hospital staff and released last night. 

UPDATE 8AM: A QAS spokesman has detailed the injuries sustained by the three surviving victims of yesterday's crash at Branyan, which claimed the life of a 63-year-old woman. 

The spokesman said the 74-year-old man, who was the passenger in the woman's car, sustained chest injuries. 

A 42-year-old-man who was encapsulated in his car received a broken ankle with lacerations to his face and body. 

While a 27-year-old man received cuts and abrasions. 

One person has died in a crash along Childers Rd at Branyan.
One person has died in a crash along Childers Rd at Branyan.

 

UPDATE 7.15AM: A 63-YEAR-OLD Moore Park Beach woman has died after yesterday's fatal crash at Branyan.  

The 74-year-old male passenger of her vehicle was also seriously injured in the accident and transported to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.  

A man in his 40s also sustained serious injuries and a man in his 30s suffered minor injuries, both were also transported to Bundaberg Hospital in stable conditions.  

The incident happened after a car travelling north on the Isis Highway sideswiped a car travelling in the opposite direction before colliding with another car travelling south. 

At 5.52pm paramedics, including critical care were called to the scene on Childers Rd about 200m from the Palomino Avenue intersection.    

The Forensic Crash Unit are investigating. 

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash or may have dashcam footage to contact them. 

 

The scene of a fatal crash along Childers Rd that claimed the life of a Moore Park Beach woman.
The scene of a fatal crash along Childers Rd that claimed the life of a Moore Park Beach woman. Mike Knott

EARLIER: Police have confirmed one person has died in a crash at Branyan.  

Emergency services, including police and paramedics, remain at the scene along Childers Rd, about 200m from the Palomino Avenue intersection.

Traffic is being diverted from the crash site while police continue to investigate the incident.

Earlier paramedics confirmed two other people were also seriously injured, a man in his 70s and a man in his 30s.

Both were taken to hospital.

Another male in his 30s suffered minor injuries.

The forensic crash unit will investigate the crash, with Childers Rd closed and diversions expected to remain in place for some time.

 

UPDATE 7PM: A QUEENSLAND Ambulance spokesman says one person has suffered critical injuries in a three-vehicle crash at Branyan.

The collision, which occurred at 5.52pm, has seen Childers Rd blocked.

The spokesman said a further three people had been injured.

A male in his 70s and a man in his 20s have both suffered serious injuries.

Another male in his 30s has minor injuries.

Two people are being transported to Bundaberg Hospital.

Further details about the person with critical injuries are not available at this stage.

BREAKING 6.30PM: AUTHORITIES are on scene at a multiple-vehicle crash on Childers Rd at Branyan.

A spokesman for the Queensland Police Service said the road was blocked in both directions after "three or four" vehicles collided shortly before 6pm.

The spokesman said it was unclear if anyone had been injured at this early stage.

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