The scene of a crash on the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd.
The scene of a crash on the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd. Jessica Cook

New details emerge after woman killed in crash on Bay road

UPDATE: A 28-year-old River Heads woman has been revealed to be the victim of a fatal crash on the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd on Sunday.

Tyre marks and forensic spray still mark the scene where her vehicle collided with a northbound truck at Susan River.

She died at the scene.

The truck driver, a 52-year-old man, was uninjured.

Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating.

The crash scene on the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd.
The crash scene on the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd. Jessica Cook

EARLIER: A woman aged in her mid-20s has been killed after her car crashed head-on with a truck on the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd.

The crash happened just a few hundred metres from the Susan River Homestead turn-off about 7.25pm Sunday.

Two other vehicles are believed to have been caught up in the crash.

A man aged in his 20s escaped with no injuries, as did a family in the third car.

The truck driver was also uninjured.

Investigations into the cause were continuing on Sunday night.

The arterial was closed for several hours and traffic from Hervey Bay diverted along Churchill Mine Rd.


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