A semi-trailer collided with two vehicles on the Pacific Highway near the Bribie Island turn off, yesterday at 4.20 pm.
Two Dutch tourists, a man, 34, and a woman, 29 were killed and local Councillor Matilda Bryan was seriously injured.
Bryan, Chair of the Works Committee for Brisbane City Council is standing for re-election in this Saturday’s election, was hospitalized and it is confirmed that she is in a serious but stable condition.
The semi-trailer driver, Frank Standish was not injured.
The accident blocked all traffic in both directions for three hours.