Two drivers dead after car veers into oncoming traffic

TABLELANDS Forensic Crash Officers are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred at Atherton yesterday afternoon.

Initial inquiries indicate at 3.45pm a car was travelling west along the Gillies Highway when it has veered into the eastbound lane and collided with another vehicle headed in the opposite direction.

The drivers of both vehicles died at the scene. A 26-year-old local man was driving the vehicle headed west. A 78-year-old local man was driving the vehicle headed east.

A woman, who was the passenger in the eastbound vehicle, has been transported to the Atherton Hospital in a serious condition.

Investigations are continuing.


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