A young boy has died following a horror early-morning crash involving a 4WD and a truck along a regional Queensland highway.
A young boy has died and multiple others have been injured following a horror crash along a regional Queensland highway.
A Queensland Police spokesman said officers were investigating the fatal crash involving a 4WD and a truck along the Carnarvon Highway near Injune – about 570km west of Brisbane – at 2.10am on Thursday.
Emergency services attended but the six-year-old boy, from Roma, died from his injuries.
The two drivers, a 33-year-old Roma man and a 59-year-old Brassall man, and an 18-year-old female passenger, were taken to hospital.
Emergency services were assisted by a Roma-based Lifeflight helicopter.
The forensic crash unit is investigating.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have dashcam footage to come forward.
6yo boy dies in horror crash