CRASH UPDATE: Passenger fighting for life after driver dies
AN 81-year-old woman has been flown to hospital in Brisbane with critical injuries after a serious crash on the Bruce Highway at Tinana on Tuesday morning.
The woman was travelling in a red Toyota Corolla when the crash happened.
The driver of the vehicle, a 74-year-old woman, was rushed to Maryborough Hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival.
The Toyota was heading north on the Iindah Rd West on-ramp onto the the Bruce Highway when it collided with a white RV.
The occupants of the motorhome suffered minor injuries.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating and has appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to come forward.
A WOMAN in her 70s has been confirmed dead in a crash near Maryborough.
The Chronicle understands she was the driver of a red Toyota Corolla which crashed at Tinana this morning.
Another woman, believed to be the passenger, has been taken to the Hervey Bay hospital in a serious condition.
Two others have suffered minor injuries.
More to come.
UPDATE - 11am:
POLICE have confirmed the worst injuries have been suffered by two women believed to be aged in their 70s and 80s.
One has a head injury, is in a critical condition and is being airlifted from Maryborough hospital.
Another has been rushed to Hervey Bay hospital in a serious condition.
Two others have minor injuries.
The highway remains closed in both directions.
TWO people have been seriously injured in a crash on the Bruce Highway at Tinana.
The two-car crash happened about 9.50am.
Traffic is being diverted around the scene.
A spokesman from the Queensland Ambulance Service said two people were in a serious condition and a third had minor injuries.