UPDATE: Man dies in hospital days after serious crash

UPDATE: A 76-year-old Warwick man who was involved in a serious two-vehicle crash at Warrill View on March 27 has died in hospital, Queensland Police have announced.

The crash occurred at 1am when a tow truck and sedan were travelling in opposite directions on the Cunningham Highway before colliding near Charles Chauvel Drive.

The driver of the station wagon sustained life-threatening-injuries and was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he died on March 31, as a result of his injuries.

The 56-year-old male driver of the tow truck and his 26-year-old male passenger were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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UPDATE 12PM: Police advise that the Cunningham Highway has reopened after a serious traffic crash earlier this morning. 

UPDATE 9.30AM: Police now estimate the Cunningham Highway could be closed until 11am this morning.

The highway has been closed in both directions since a two-car head-on crash shortly after 1am at Warrill View near Charles Chauvel Drive.

Diversions are in place.

UPDATE 7.55AM: POLICE say the Cunningham Highway could be closed for the next two to three hours while the forensic crash unit investigates a horror crash.

A tow truck and a sedan travelling in opposite directions crashed shortly after 1am this morning.

Three people were taken to hospital, one with life-threatening injuries, after the crash on the highway at Warrill View near Charles Chauvel Drive.

A man, believed to be in his 70s, was airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

The man is in a critical but stable condition and was transferred to the intensive care unit shortly after 6.30am.

A man in his 20s was taken to Ipswich Hospital in a stable condition and a man in his 50s was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with head an ankle injuries also stable.

EARLIER: A TOW truck and a sedan travelling in opposite directions on the Cunningham Highway have crashed this morning.

A man, believed to be in his 70s, was helicoptered to Princess Alexandra Hospital in s serious condition after sustaining life-threatening injuries in the two-car crash.

A tow truck and a sedan travelling in opposite directions on the Cunningham Highway have crashed.
A tow truck and a sedan travelling in opposite directions on the Cunningham Highway have crashed.

Police say the crash occurred around 1.10am near Charles Chauvel Drive at Warrill View.

The driver and passenger of the tow truck were also assessed for injuries.

A man in his 20s was taken to Ipswich Hospital in a stable condition and a third patient, a man in his 50s, was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with head an ankle injuries also in a stable condition.

A man in his 30s who was not an occupant of either vehicle was assessed on scene with an ankle injury, he did not require transport to hospital.

The highway remains closed in both directions with diversions in place and is expected to be reopened before 7.15am.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.



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