Chinchilla man killed in horror highway crash
A 90-YEAR-OLD Chinchilla man was the victim of a tragic traffic crash 13km south of Miles this afternoon.
Police said preliminary information suggested a truck and van collided around 1.30pm on the Liechhardt Highway near the intersection of Fairy Meadow Road.
A 90-year-old Chinchillla man, a passenger from the van, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Another passenger from the van, an 82-year-old Chinchilla woman, was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.
Two other male passengers of the van aged 90 and 87 and the 75-year-old male driver received minor injuries.
The 28-year-old male truck driver from Chinchilla was uninjured.
The Forensic Crash Unit are investigating and the highway is expected to open in the next hour.
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