Police have confirmed a woman died in the car accident on the Peak Downs Hwy.
Police have confirmed a woman died in the car accident on the Peak Downs Hwy. Cade Mooney

Woman killed in crash on Peak Downs Hwy near Moranbah

UPDATE:

POLICE have confirmed a woman died in the car accident on the Peak Downs Hwy earlier this morning.

The accident involved a car and a fuel tanker truck.

A police spokeswoman said they didn't yet have details relating to the woman's age or where she was from.

 

11am:

POLICE are unable to confirm if someone died in this morning's accident on the Peak Downs Hwy.

A police spokesman said one lane of the highway was still closed while the scene was being cleared.

Emergency services were still on scene, he said.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said the accident occurred about 5km past the Isaac Plains turnout, 20km from Moranbah.

She said the 45-year-old man, who was driving the fuel tanker, was taken to Moranbah District Hospital with minor injuries.

It is believed he self-extracted himself from the vehicle.

In regards to the injuries the female driver of the car sustained, the spokeswoman referred the Daily Mercury to police.

However, police couldn't confirm if the crash is a fatality.

 

EARLIER:

ONE lane of the Peak Downs Hwy is currently closed following a crash between a car and truck.

A police media spokeswoman said the crash occurred at 5.45am this morning on the Peak Downs Hwy near the Isaac Plains turnoff.

The male driver of the B-Double fuel tanker has minor injuries.

The injuries of the woman driving the Ford sedan are still unknown.

While it has been reported this crash is a fatality Queensland Police Media could not confirm it.

Emergency crews are on scene and Forensic Crash Unit are investigating.


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