Elderly woman dies 6 days after horrific highway crash

A car and two B-doubles have collided on the Cunningham Hwy, west of Warwick.
A car and two B-doubles have collided on the Cunningham Hwy, west of Warwick.

SANDY Creek woman Ivy Little has died, six days after a horrific highway crash, police have confirmed.

The 89-year-old woman was seriously injured in a traffic crash that occurred near Warwick on February 18 has died overnight.

She was the passenger in a sedan that was allegedly struck by a from behind and forced into the path of an oncoming truck around 2pm on the Cunningham Highway.

The woman and the driver of the sedan, a 65-year-old man, were both airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with with severe head and chest injuries.

The 89-year-old local woman died as a result of her injuries last night.

A 58-year-old Victorian man was charged with two counts of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing grievous bodily harm or death.

Sandy Creek publican Gary Little was critically injured in the crash.
Sandy Creek publican Gary Little was critically injured in the crash. Toni Somes

He is due to appear in the Warwick magistrates Court on April 13.

Ms Little's son, Sandy Creek publican Gary Little, was also injured in the crash.

Investigations are continuing.


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