UPDATE 2.34PM: IT'S confirmed that both lanes of traffic on the D'Aguilar Highway near Barker Creek Flat have been reopened.

UPDATE 11.01AM: IT'S BEEN revealed a man in his 70s was injured in a fatal head-on collision earlier this morning. 

According to a Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) spokesperson, paramedics on site "were made aware that a patient was transported to hospital by private means" before their arrival.

The aftermath of a fatal traffic crash at Bakers Creek on the D'Aguilar Highway, July 10, 2020
The aftermath of a fatal traffic crash at Bakers Creek on the D'Aguilar Highway, July 10, 2020 Holly Cormack

UPDATE 9.35AM: ONE woman has been killed and another hospitalised in a head-on crash in the South Burnett. 

Forensic crash investigators are on their way to the scene on the D'Aguilar Highway. 

The highway is closed in both directions and traffic is being diverted to McCauley Broome Rd.

EARLIER 9.15AM: POLICE have confirmed one person has died in a horror crash on the D'Aguilar Highway this morning. 

The crash occurred at Bakers Creek at 8.15am. 

Police confirmed the highway is closed in both directions, with diversions in place.

It is expected the highway will remain closed for some time. 

The aftermath of a fatal traffic crash at Bakers Creek on the D'Aguilar Highway, July 10, 2020.
The aftermath of a fatal traffic crash at Bakers Creek on the D'Aguilar Highway, July 10, 2020. Holly Cormack

EARLIER: PARAMEDICS, police and firefighters are responding to a serious crash, understood to be a head-on collision, along the D'Aguilar Highway between Nanango and Kingaroy.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the two-vehicle horror smash occured about 8.15am at Barkers Creek. 

Initial reports indicate that one person has died in the crash. 

It's the second fatal crash on the D'Aguilar Hwy in two weeks. 

Last Tuesday, Kingaroy Optomertrist Malcolm Lee See was killed when his car struck a tree between Moore and Blackbutt. 

More to come...

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