An elderly woman has died after a car which evaded police crashed into her vehicle at Hervey Bay in Queensland. old woman died at the scene of the accident at Urangan which occurred about midday on Friday. The male driver of the second car was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police attempted to intercept the second car earlier but it allegedly sped away, before crashing into the woman’s vehicle.

The 21-year-old man is under police guard in hospital, while the Forensic Crash Unit and Ethical Standards Command investigates what happened.  Originally published as Elderly woman dies in Qld car crash