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Tragedy on the Western Downs; three killed in crash

Three people have lost their lives, after a serious crash overnight near Chinchilla.

At about 6:00pm, a Commodore sedan, travelling on Chinchilla-Tara Road at Crossroads, collided with a tree and caught fire.

Two men from Tara, aged 35 and 36, and a 40-year-old man from Dalby all died at the scene.

The 42-year-old female driver sustained serious injuries and was rushed to Chinchilla Hospital, while the remaining passenger, a 49-year-old man from Tara suffered minor wounds

The road remains closed, while the Forensic Crash Unit conduct their investigations.