June 7, 2024

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A devastating single-vehicle crash in Upper Caboolture, north of Brisbane, has left a young mother dead and her four-month-old baby fighting for life.

Upper Caboolture Crash Overview
The tragic incident occurred just before 2:30 pm on Friday on Caboolture River Rd. The woman’s car veered off the road and collided with a tree, causing extensive damage to the vehicle.

Tragic Loss and Critical Injuries
The 33-year-old mother was pronounced dead at the scene of the Upper Caboolture crash. Her four-month-old baby, despite being secured in an infant seat, was ejected from the vehicle upon impact. The infant was found inside the car by emergency services and rushed to Queensland Children’s Hospital in critical condition.

Upper Caboolture Crash Investigation
Burpengary Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the cause of the crash. While the exact circumstances remain unclear, speed is being considered as a possible factor due to the extent of the damage to the vehicle. The baby’s father is at the hospital supporting his child.

Appeal for Witnesses to Upper Caboolture Crash
Police are urging anyone who witnessed the crash or may have dashcam footage of the incident to come forward. This information could be crucial in understanding the events leading up to the tragedy.

Community Impact
The Upper Caboolture crash has deeply affected the local community. Sergeant Greg Price, from the Burpengary Forensic Crash Unit, acknowledged the impact this tragedy will have on the family and the close-knit community of Upper Caboolture.

As the investigation into the Upper Caboolture crash continues, the community mourns the loss of a young mother and prays for the recovery of her critically injured child. This devastating incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of road safety.