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Queensland Road Toll Rises To 15 In One Week After Three More Dead In High-Speed Crash

Queensland police are investigating the death of three motorists in a multiple car crash south of Bundaberg.

Initial investigations suggest a Holden Commodore sedan travelling west on Childers Road at South Bingera collided with a Honda Jazz heading eastbound just before 9am on Sunday.

The Honda rolled and struck a tree on the side of the road before being struck from behind by a Hyundai sedan heading in the same direction.

The driver and sole occupant of the Holden, a 60-year-old Givelda man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The driver of the Honda, a 62-year-old South Bingera woman, and her 63-year-old female passenger, also died at the scene.

A 65-year-old man who had been a passenger in the Honda was taken to Bundaberg Base Hospital with serious injuries.

A 65-year-old Pine Creek woman, who'd been driving the Hyundai, suffered minor injuries.

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Wide Bay Senior Operations Supervisor Gavin Becker said it is a difficult situation for emergency crews to respond to these types of incidents, seeing "death and human suffering".

"Consequences of a high-speed impact like this are often fatal, if not fatal, (occupants can be) left with severe injuries that are long-lasting," Becker told the Courier Mail.

"These three vehicles have had a significant impact which has resulted in five patients being injured.... Of those five patients unfortunately three are deceased."

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The police forensic crash unit is investigating.