Freak accident as two people die when a tree fell on their car in Queensland’s scenic hinterland
- Two people have died after being crushed to death after a tree fell onto their car
- The incident occurred on Old Gympie Road in the Glass House Mountains
- Police are investigating the cause of the Sunshine Coast crash
Two people have tragically died after a tree fell onto their car in the Glass House Mountains on the Sunshine Coast.
Queensland Police were called to Old Gympie Road, near Sargeants Road about 12.20pm on Saturday after reports of a significant traffic incident.
It is understood a Volkswagen sedan lost control after a tree fell on it.
Two people have died after a tree fell onto a car in the Glass House Mountains in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland around 12.20pm on Saturday
Emergency crews had to cut the roof of the vehicle loose as it was so badly caved in.
The two occupants of the vehicle died at the remote scene.
Located about 70km north of Brisbane, the Glass House Mountains and it’s national park is renowned for it’s panoramic views and walking tracks.
The terrain includes rocky peaks, steep hill slopes, gullies, swampy plains and a vast array of wildlife.
More to come.