Truck and car collide, two children killed near Coppabella


POLICE have confirmed the two children travelling in the car have died at the scene.

The children, both boys, were aged 9 and 15.


RACQ CQ Rescue is transporting two patients from the scene of a serious motor vehicle accident on the Peak Downs Highway near Coppabella.

The male and female are believed to be parents of two children who were travelling in one car together.

The condition of the children is unknown, as is the condition of the truck driver.

More details to come.


RACQ CQ Rescue has been tasked to a motor vehicle accident on the Peak Downs Highway at Coppabella.

The rescue helicopter will depart Mackay shortly.

Information at hand indicates a car and truck have collided and there are four people injured, with one in a very serious condition.