One man was killed and two injured in a crash at Eudlo overnight.
One man was killed and two injured in a crash at Eudlo overnight. Clayton's Towing

Passenger killed instantly in Sunshine Coast crash

UPDATE 6.50AM: THE passenger of a car involved in a crash overnight on the Sunshine Coast has died.

The crash happened just after 8.30pm on a sweeping bend on Ilkley Road at Eudlo.

Police said the car left the roadway and collided with a tree.

The 25-year-old male passenger was killed on impact.

Clayton's Towing's Mike Clayton said passenger side of the car impacted with the tree.

"The vehicle and debris was spread across the road and the road remained shut for several hours whilst police completed their investigations," he said. 

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The male driver of the car, also 25, was taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

Another passenger in their 20s was also taken to hospital.

Both were taken to hospital in a stable condition.

The Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information about the hinterland crash is urged to contact police.

Two killed in crash on Magnetic Island

Meanwhile, two men died after being thrown from an open-top car when it crashed on Magnetic Island shortly after 1am this morning.

Police were called to the crash at Sooning St, Nelly Bay and discovered a mini moke had left the road and hit a power pole after failing to negotiate a roundabout.

It is understood the people in the car had left a nearby hostel and were travelling to the ferry terminal at Nelly Bay.

The men were thrown onto the road and later were pronounced dead at the scene.

The 25-year-old female driver of the vehicle was taken to Townsville Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

In Central Queensland an 18-year-old male driver was seriously injured his car crashed on the Canarvon Highway about 45km from Rolleston at about 11pm last night.

The teen was taken to the Roma Hospital in a serious condition.


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