A truck burns on the M1 near Oxenford. Photo: Nine News
A truck burns on the M1 near Oxenford. Photo: Nine News

One killed, 10 injured in horror day on Qld roads

POLICE are investigating four separate crashes which occurred on the state's roads in the last 24 hours.

A 52-year-old Highland Park woman died after her car collided with another vehicle at an intersection on Entertainment Drive at Oxenford about 6pm on Tuesday.

Police said initial investigations suggest a vehicle travelling north on Entertainment Drive collided with another vehicle exiting a theme park at a controlled intersection.

The drivers and sole occupants of both vehicles were treated at the scene and transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

A 52-year-old Highland Park woman was pronounced deceased later at the hospital.

Meanwhile, two people were injured when a car crashed into a pole in Townsville just before 2.50am Wednesday.

A truck burns on the M1 near Oxenford.

One crash victim was in a critical condition while the other was in a serious state when they were taken to the Townsville Hospital.

On Tuesday, seven people were injured in a pile up on the M1 at Coomera which saw a truck burst into flames and end up on the wrong side of the motorway.

More on this at Brisbanetimes.com.au


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