A six-year-old boy has died after a truck and four-wheel drive crashed in central Queensland.
The boy suffered critical head injuries when the two vehicles collided on the Carnarvon Highway in Injune, about 570 kilometres west of Brisbane, at around 2.10am.
Three other people involved in the crash were hospitalised, and suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the four-wheel drive, a 33-year-old man from Roma, suffered back injuries and was airlifted to Roma Hospital in a stable condition.
His 18-year-old passenger was also airlifted to hospital.
The truck driver – a 59-year-old Brassall man- was also injured.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.
Anyone with information or dash cam vision are urged to contact police.
Six-year-old boy dies in crash with truck on regional Queensland highway