Public praised for help at scene of fatal crash
UPDATE: Emergency services have commended members of the public for helping the victim of fatal car crash on the Bunya Highway yesterday.
"Queensland Ambulance paramedics have praised the work of the witness that got in and performed CPR," Kingaroy police Senior Sergeant David Tierney said.
"They kept the victim alive until paramedics could get there."
The 64-year-old Bungadoo woman later died from her injuries.
Forensic Crash Unit investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash.
Snr Sgt Tierney said evidence suggested the driver drifted across the road before she over-corrected the vehicle, lost control and struck a tree.
YESTERDAY 3.30PM: The Bunya Highway has reopened after a fatal traffic crash this morning.
Police are currently investigating the crash which killed the female driver and sole occupant of the vehicle.
Initial investigations indicate the sedan was heading north on the highway when it left the road and struck a tree.
No one else was injured as a result of the crash.
2PM: A woman has died after a single-vehicle crash on the Bunya Highway.
Police Scenes of Crime and Forensic Crash Unit investigators are working to determine the cause.
Emergency services were called to the crash about 11.30am, 9km south of Kumbia in the South Burnett.
A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the Bunya Highway would remain closed for the next few hours while investigations continue.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
12.35PM: There are fears for a driver after a car crashed into a tree on the Bunya Highway.
Emergency services were called to the highway at Boyneside, south of Kumbia about 11.30am.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the car had been removed from the tree and the driver needed to be cut free.
However, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics assessed a patient at the scene but there would not be any transports to hospital.
The Bunya Highway remains closed in both directions.
NOON: Emergency services are en-route to a serious traffic crash in the South Burnett.
Crews arrived at the scene of the single-vehicle crash just before noon, on the Bunya Highway at Boyneside, south of Kumbia.
Queensland Ambulance Service said a car had crashed into a tree about 11.30am.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and paramedics are currently at the scene.
Police said the Bunya Highway has been closed in both directions. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.