A MAN in his 60s has been transferred to Bundaberg Base Hospital.
A MAN in his 60s has been transferred to Bundaberg Base Hospital. Cade Mooney

Woman killed in horror highway crash

A WOMAN has been killed after a horror highway crash near St.George this morning.

Emergency services were notified of the crash on the Moonie Highway, 10 kilometres north of St George, shortly before 9am.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is believed the family was travelling from Toowoomba.

Two children, a boy aged 8 and a girl aged 4, were transported to St George Hospital in a stable condition.

The woman's age is unknown.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said the scene was very confronting for emergency services.

"It was a pretty horrific scene," he said.

"The woman was very badly trapped in the vehicle with extensive exposed skull wounds.

"It has not been pleasant for all involved."

No other vehicle was involved in the crash.

The highway was closed in both directions for about two hours.

The Queensland Police Forensic Crash Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.



PHOTOBOMB: Warwick buggy mishap turns into internet hit

PHOTOBOMB: Warwick buggy mishap turns into internet hit

A cheeky groomsman makes wedding day even more memorable

A DAY IN THE LIFE: Stan Fletcher

A DAY IN THE LIFE: Stan Fletcher

Stan Fletcher's life has certainly done a u-turn in recent years.

RESCUE EFFORT: 100 rushed to find Aurora in dead of night

RESCUE EFFORT: 100 rushed to find Aurora in dead of night

An unprecedented show of support led to "logistical issues” for SES.

Local Partners