Sarina woman identified as victim of head-on fatal crash

LATEST: Police have identified a woman killed in a tragic two-vehicle head-on crash at Homebush on Tuesday night.

The Sarina woman, 43, died at the scene on Eton Homebush Rd where the two vehicles collided about 5.50pm.

The driver of the other ute, a 24-year-old from McEwans Beach, was not physically injured.

Mackay Police District Duty Officer Tony McDowall said the man was taken to Mackay Base Hospital as a precaution.

The Eton Homebush Rd was closed to all traffic as Forensic Crash Unit investigations got under way.

8pm: A woman has died in a head-on crash on the busy Eton Homebush Rd south-west of Mackay.

 

 

Mackay Police District Duty Officer Tony McDowall said it was unknown what caused the horrific crash in the 100km zone on the busy thoroughfare.

"It appears to have been a head-on crash; exactly how it has occurred at the moment, we're investigating with our Forensic Crash Unit," Senior Sergeant McDowall said.

"Unfortunately the driver of one of the vehicles was deceased here at the scene.

"The driver of the other vehicle hasn't appeared to have suffered any injuries; he's suffering from shock and has been taken through to Mackay Base Hospital for precautionary reasons."

Sen-Sgt McDowall said investigations into how the crash occurred were under way.

 

Fatal crash scene on Eton Homebush Rd near Eton. Two cars collided shortly before 6pm. A person, belileved to be a woman, was trapped in one of the vehicles. Picture: Tara Miko
Fatal crash scene on Eton Homebush Rd near Eton. Two cars collided shortly before 6pm. A person, belileved to be a woman, was trapped in one of the vehicles. Picture: Tara Miko

 

INITIAL: MULTIPLE emergency services crews are responding to reports a person is trapped in a car after a two-vehicle collision north-west of Mackay.

Initial reports suggest the cars collided on Eton Homebush Rd shortly before 5.50pm Tuesday.

It is understood one of the cars was on its roof and a person trapped inside a car.

 

Fatal crash scene on Eton Homebush Rd near Eton. Two cars collided shortly before 6pm. A person, belileved to be a woman, was trapped in one of the vehicles. Picture: Tara Miko
Fatal crash scene on Eton Homebush Rd near Eton. Two cars collided shortly before 6pm. A person, belileved to be a woman, was trapped in one of the vehicles. Picture: Tara Miko

 

The crash was reported just after 5.45pm Tuesday.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and police were en route to the incident east of Eton.

Reports indicated one person was trapped inside the vehicle which is understood to be down an embankment.

 

   

Fatal crash scene on Eton Homebush Rd near Eton. Two cars collided shortly before 6pm. A person, belileved to be a woman, was trapped in one of the vehicles. Picture: Tara Miko
Fatal crash scene on Eton Homebush Rd near Eton. Two cars collided shortly before 6pm. A person, belileved to be a woman, was trapped in one of the vehicles. Picture: Tara Miko

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