Man Charged Over Fatal Stanwell Ambulance Crash

Tragedy on our roads


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Police have charged a 41-year-old man over a horror fatal crash in Stanwell in October that killed two people.

The man behind the wheel of a truck was travelling along the Capricornia Highway when it slammed into the back of an ambulance which was at a stop at temporary roadwork traffic lights.

The latest Central Queensland briefing

The impact caused extensive damage, pushing the ambulance off the roadway where it then rolled.

An 87-year-old patient and a 65-year-old nurse died at the scene, while two other passengers had to be cut out of the vehicle by Queensland Fire and Emergency crews.

The 41-year-old Brisbane man has been charged with two counts of dangerous operations of a motor vehicle causing death.

He will face the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

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10 November 2021

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