Information on Mt Marlow crash victims revealed
QUEENSLAND Police have revealed that the man who died on Shute Harbour Rd last night was a 74-year-old Gregory River man.
The man was the sole driver of a car involved in the head on collision at 4.30 yesterday afternoon.
Two other patients suffering non-life threatening injuries include a 29-year-old Cannonvale male and a 30-year-old Cannonvale female.
The 30-year-old female was airlifted to Townsville Hospital and is in a stable condition.
The condition of the 29-year-old is not yet known
UPDATE 7pm: Police have confirmed that one person has died after a head-on collision on Shute Harbour Rd on Tuesday afternoon.
Around 4.30pm, police were advised of a two vehicle head on crash near the intersection of Shute Harbour and Rifle Range roads at Mount Marlow.
One person has died and another injured, but police said their condition is not known at this time.
The road was closed while the Forensic Crash Unit conducted enquiries.
UPDATE: Two patients have been transported to Proserpine Hospital.
One suffering chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries the second with pelvic and arm injuries.
INITIAL: SHUTE Harbour Road has been cut off in both directions this afternoon following a serious twin vehicle traffic accident.
All injured people have been transported to Proserpine hospital with at least three ambulance vehicles leaving the scene.
The area between Gregory Cannon Valley turn off and Plemenuk Road has been cordoned off by police, with all traffic diverted through Gregory Cannon Valley Road.
Sergeant Simon Walter said the accident was very serious and traffic is likely to be diverted for the rest of the night.
Police urge motorists to avoid the scene, however said there were options available to residents who live in the blocked off area.
More details to follow.