Update – Serious traffic crash, Blackwater

Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating following the death of a 17-year-old Emerald woman after this morning’s traffic crash on the Capricorn Highway near Blackwater.

A car driven by the woman collided with another car at the intersection of the Capricorn Highway and Yarrabee Mine Hall Road about 7:30am.

The woman’s male passenger and the male driver of the other car received minor injuries in the crash.

The Capricorn Highway remains reduced to one lane while investigations continue.

Delays are expected.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

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