Police responding to fatal traffic crash at St Lawrence

A newborn baby has died following a single vehicle crash south of Mackay yesterday.

Just before 3.30pm, a man and woman were travelling on the Bruce Highway at St Lawrence when their car collided with a guard rail.

The woman, who was pregnant, was flown to Rockhampton Hospital.

Just before 7pm, the woman gave birth and the child passed away a few hours later.

Forensic crash unit is investigating.

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