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Two dead after horror three-car crash

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Three people are in hospital after a three-vehicle crash at Caboolture in Queensland’s southeast on December 2, 2023. Picture: Supplied

Two have have died and another is fighting for life after a horror three-car crash on a major highway.

The crash happened on the D’Aguilar Highway at Caboolture, north of Brisbane, at 5pm.

Queensland Police investigators believe a grey Ford Ranger was travelling east along D’Aguilar in Moodlu when it struck a Mazda CX-3, which then collided with a Nissan Micra, which were both travelling west.

Multiple ambulance crews attended the scene.

The driver and sole occupant of the Mazda, a 29-year-old Deception Bay man, and the passenger of the Ford Ranger, a 24-year-old Caboolture man, died at the scene.

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Paramedics flew one patient to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious condition after the crash. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Dan Peled

Paramedics flew the driver of the Ford Ranger, a 51-year-old Caboolture woman, to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver and sole occupant of the Nissan Micra, a 25-year-old Clayfield woman, and the passenger of the Ford Ranger, a 43-year-old Caboolture man, were transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

The two-lane D’Aguilar Highway runs west from Caboolture, connecting the regions with the heavily populated southeast corner of Queensland.