8 August, 2021
Fatal truck and car crash, Nebo
An 18-year-old Bowen man has died following a collision near Nebo this morning. Early information suggests just before 5:30, a car and B-double tanker collided head-on at Teamsters Gully, approximately 20km east of Nebo on the Peak Downs Highway.
It appears prior to the incident the truck was heading west hauling diesel fuel.
The 18-year-old passenger in the car passed away at the scene.
The 18-year-old driver has been transported the Mackay Base Hospital with a non-life-threatening head injury.
The truck driver received minor injuries.
The highway is anticipated to be closed for at least another hour.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.