Police Responding To Fatal Traffic Crash At Oakey 9 June

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating after a woman died in a traffic crash at Oakey this afternoon.

Preliminary inquiries indicate a 1.55pm a car was headed west on the Warrego Highway when it has collided with a truck, near the intersection of Brimblecombe Road.

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a 68-year-old Kingsthorpe woman, died at the scene.

The driver of the truck was not physically injured.

Investigations are continuing.

The Queensland Police Service is committed to reducing number of lives lost on our roads.

Data shows that serious crashes can be significantly reduced when drivers recognise and avoid the ‘Fatal Five’ behaviours: speeding, drink and drug driving, not wearing seatbelts, fatigue and distraction.

Road safety is everyone’s responsibility. Learn more about staying safe on Queensland roads: https://www.police.qld.gov.au/initiatives/fatal-five-staying-safe-roads

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