A toddler has died in hospital days after a horror three-vehicle crash on a Queensland highway.
The two-year-old boy was transported to hospital in a critical condition after the crash on the Bruce Highway at Julago, near Townsville, on Sunday, October 31.
He died on Thursday.
Police allege at about 5pm, a Toyota Landcruiser which was travelling southbound collided with a Toyota Corolla and a Mazda 3 that were travelling in the opposite direction.
The driver of the Mazda – a 47-year-old woman – died at the scene.
Her three passengers, which included the two-year-old boy and a young girl, and a 30-year-old woman were all taken to hospital with critical injuries.
The boy suffered abdominal and facial injuries, while the girl, suffered pelvic, shoulder, head and abdominal injuries.
The driver of the Corolla – a 44-year-old man – was not injured in the crash.
The 22-year-old driver of the Landcruiser has been charged over the crash.
He has been charged with one count of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death while adversely affected.
He is due to appear in Townsville Magistrates Court on December 7.