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Glenwood woman, 75, killed in horror crash north of Gympie

A person has been killed on the Bruce Hwy north of Gympie.
A person has been killed on the Bruce Hwy north of Gympie. Tom Daunt

UPDATE Saturday 4pm: 

QUEENSLAND police media have confirmed the woman who died in a horrific fatal crash at Gunalda on Friday was from Glenwood.

The 75-year-old woman was killed when her car collide with another vehicle believed to have been leaving the United Petrol Service Centre at Gunalda.

Another woman was transported to the Sunshine Coast in a serious condition.

The Forensic Crash Unit it still investigating.

 

UPDATE Saturday 7am:

POLICE have confirmed the woman killed in yesterday's horror crash north of Gympie was 75-years-old and pronounced dead at the scene.  

Initial investigations indicate at around 3:50pm a car was exiting the United Service Station near Gunalda on the Bruce Hwy when it collided with another vehicle travelling north along the Bruce Highway.  

Another woman was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.  

Three other people were treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

The Bruce Highway was reopened at around 8pm.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.  

UPDATE 5.30PM: One woman has been killed and another person is in a critical condition after a horror two car crash on the Bruce Hwy near Curra.

It is believed the woman was elderly, and her dog was also killed in the accident.

The RACQ Lifeflight helicopter was dispatched to airlift the critically injured patient, where a silver 4WD and a white station wagon collided near the United Service Station about 3.50pm.

A Queensland Ambulance service spokeswoman said four other people were treated on the scene.

Some had already been released.

In a separate incident amid the chaotic scenes,  another man was spoken to by police in relation to his behaviour at the scene.

A semi-trailer who had also pulled into the station attempted to leave before hitting a garden bed, and then allegedly reversing into another car queued behind him.

Northbound traffic was stopped, while southbound traffic was being let through intermittently.

UPDATE 4.35PM: One woman has been killed and another person is critically injured after a horror crash on the Bruce Hwy near Curra.

The RACQ Lifeflight helicopter has arrived at the scene of the accident, where a silver 4WD and another vehicle collided near the United Service Station about 3.50pm today.

A Queensland Ambulance Spokeswoman said other patients were also being assessed at the scene.

The Bruce Hwy has been cut in both directions, and traffic is being diverted around the scene of the crash.

EARLIER 4.25PM: ONE person has been killed and several other people are being treated at the scene of a horror crash on the Bruce Hwy near Curra.

A silver 4WD and another vehicle collided near the United Service Station about 3.50pm today.

An Queensland ambulance spokeswoman said four people were being assessed at the scene.

Traffic is being delayed going north, but southbound traffic is still flowing.

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