Three deceased in single vehicle crash near Tully

Three men sadly lost their lives in a single vehicle crash near Tully today.

A fourth man, who had been trapped inside the vehicle, was air-lifted to Townsville Hospital with critical injuries.

Shortly after 1pm a passing motorist observed a semi-submerged vehicle upside down in the river, near Bridge 15, Tully Gorge Road, approximately 30kms west of Tully.

Emergency services remain at the scene with investigations by the Cairns Forensic Crash Unit continuing.

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