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Woman, 90 dies after Lake MacDonald crash

UPDATE, October 6, 2020

A 90-year-old woman who sustained critical injuries in a two vehicle traffic crash at Lake Macdonald on Sunday night has passed away in hospital.

Initial police investigations indicate a black station wagon and a silver Landcruiser were travelling in opposite directions along Cooroy Noosa Road on October 4 when they collided head-on at around 7.15pm.

The 16-year-old female driver of the Landcruiser and a 45-year-old female passenger sustained injuries in the crash, as well as the 90-year-old woman who was trapped in the vehicle.

All three were taken to hospital, the 90-year-old in a critical condition. This morning she was pronounced deceased as a result of her injuries.

The 45-year-old male driver of the station wagon was also injured and transported to hospital in a stable condition.

The Forensic Crash Unit is appealing for any witnesses to the crash to come forward, or anyone who may have been in the vicinity and travelled past a black Volkwagon Touareg to contact police.

October 5, 2020

A 90-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital after a two vehicle car crash at Lake Macdonald last night.

Police say that their initial investigations indicate a black station wagon and a silver Landcruiser were travelling in opposite directions along Cooroy Noosa Road when they collided head-on at around 7.15pm on Sunday evening.

The 16-year-old female driver of the Landcruiser and a 45-year-old female passenger sustained injuries in the crash, as well as a 90-year-old woman who was trapped in the vehicle following the collision.

All three were taken to hospital, the 90-year-old with critical injuries.

The 45-year-old male driver of the station wagon was also injured and transported to hospital in a stable condition.

The cause of the crash is being investigated by the Forensic Crash Unit.

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