Update – fatal traffic crash, Warwick

An 89-year-old woman seriously injured in a traffic crash that occurred near Warwick on February 18 has died overnight.

The woman was the passenger in a sedan that was allegedly struck from behind and forced into the path of an oncoming truck around 2pm on the Cunningham Highway.

The woman and the driver of the sedan, a 65-year-old man, were both airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with critical injuries.

The 89-year-old local woman died as a result of her injuries last night.

a 58-year-old Victorian man was charged with two counts of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing grievous bodily harm or death. He is due to appear in the Warwick magistrates Court on April 13

Investigations are continuing.

 

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours a day.