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17 July, 2021

Man dead after Pindi Pindi head-on crash

Police are calling for dash-cam footage and witnesses after a 60-year-old man was killed in an accident on the Bruce Highway near Rise and Shine Road yesterday.

Photo, RACQ CQ Rescue.

A man has died following a three-vehicle crash in Pindi Pindi yesterday afternoon (Friday, July 16).

Preliminary inquiries indicate around 2.35pm a white Holden utility travelling northbound on the Bruce Highway crossed onto the opposite side of the road and collided with a black Ford utility.

Police and emergency services attended, however the driver of the Ford, a 60-year-old Oonoonba man, was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 19-year-old male passenger sustained significant injuries and was airlifted to Mackay Base Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the Holden, a 32-year-old Cannonvale man, was also transported to the Mackay Base Hospital with significant injuries.

A second car travelling southbound was also involved in the crash. The 47-year-old male driver of that vehicle, a Toyota SUV, was not seriously injured.

Anyone who witnessed or has dashcam vision of the incident is urged to contact police.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations continue.

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