Fatal traffic crash, Bluewater (Townsville)

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating after a serious traffic crash incident at Bluewater (Townsville) late this afternoon.

Initial investigations indicate around 5.26pm on the Bruce Highway, 2km north of Bluewater, a vehicle heading north has rolled.

A 39-year-old male passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Four other people from the vehicle have been transported to Townsville hospital with one of those persons suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Investigators are appealing for any witnesses to the crash or for anyone who has dash cam footage of the incident to contact police.


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