Mum dies almost a week after daughter in horror crash


A mum has died almost a week after her teenage daughter was killed in a horror crash in Queensland’s Darling Downs. 

Beverley Harwood, 44, her husband Allan, 48, and their daughter Olivia, 17, were involved in a fatal crash on the Warrego Highway at Oakey last week. 

A semi-trailer travelling east along the highway crashed into a ute, also travelling east, at around 9.15am on October 2. The ute then smashed into a sedan carrying the Harwood family.

Beverley Harwood, 44, was in sedan with her husband Allan, 48, and their daughter Olivia, 17. Source: 7 News

Olivia died at the scene while her parents were transported to hospitals in Brisbane.

Mrs Harwood died on Monday. 

The driver the ute, a 36-year-old man from Oakey, was transported to hospital for treatment. 

Olivia Harwood died at the scene while her mother died several days later. Source: 7 News

The driver of the semi-trailer, a 35-year-old man from Victoria, was not physically injured.

Investigations by the Toowoomba Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.

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