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Fatal traffic crash, Hay Point

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating a fatal two-vehicle traffic crash at Hay Point on Friday.

Initial investigations indicate just after midday a car was travelling west on Hay Point Road when it collided with a small truck travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the car, a 40-year-old local woman, died at the scene.

A one-year-old child, who was a passenger in the car, was transported to the Mackay Base Hospital with serious head injuries.

The driver of the Isuzu light truck, a local man in his 50s, was also transported to the Mackay Base Hospital with serious injuries.

Investigations are continuing.