January 24, 2023

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Two adults and an infant have died following a multi-vehicle traffic crash in Oakey this morning, Tuesday January 24.

At approximately 11.15am a crash occurred on the Warrego Highway at the Oakey Creek Bridge involving an eastbound sedan and a westbound truck.

As a result of that crash, a second collision has occurred between the westbound truck and another eastbound truck.

The sedan was carrying four occupants and sustained significant damage in the collision.

Three occupants, a 40-year-old Roma man, a 38-year-old Roma woman and a 1-year-old Roma girl, died at the scene.

The passenger and fourth occupant, a 36-year-old Roma man, sustained non-life threatening injuries and is assisting police with inquiries.

The driver of the westbound truck, a 20-year-old Kearneys Spring man, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Toowoomba Hospital.

The driver of the eastbound truck, a 55-year-old Brendale man, was not physically injured and is assisting police with inquiries.

The Forensic Crash Unit will investigate the circumstances of the collision and appeal for witnesses, especially those with dashcam vision or CCTV of the crash, or the moments leading up to it to come forward.

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