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Five dead, one critical after horror day on Queensland roads

Five dead, one critical after horror day on Queensland roads”

Queensland police have urged drivers to slow down after five road deaths on the final day of school holidays.

A 57-year-old woman has died overnight, on a notorious stretch of road in the Gold Coast hinterland.

An 18-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Pittsworth.

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating a fatal crash at Tallai last night.

About 4pm on Sunday, emergency services were called to a vehicle on fire west of Toowoomba.

Earlier on Sunday morning a cyclist died after a collision with a auto on Mount Nebo Road about 7.30am.

A male cyclist died in a crash on Mount Nebo

Fire crews battled the blaze at Wallumbilla North and found two people dead inside the auto.

The vehicle was found ablaze on Sunday afternoon in Wallumbilla North and police believe it hit a tree before leaving the road.

A 57-year-old woman who was a passenger in the auto died at the scene.

A Police Media spokeswoman said the "serious traffic crash" happened on Gold Park Rd about 9.07am.

The Forensic Crash Unit is on its way to the scene to investigate.



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