The Bruce Highway in far north Queensland has served a horrific head-on crash that claimed three seasonal workers from Vanuatu this morning after their minibus collided with a semi-trailer.
Ioan Malas, Bridly Kere and Veta Bong were declared deceased just after the crash on Bruce Highway in far north Queensland.
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Two other male passengers, Charlie Seule and Etienne Malep, were taken to Innisfail Hospital with serious neck and back injuries.
In a press release from the Vanuatu Government’s Employment Service Unit of the Labour Department, they send their condolence to all the family members and friends of the deceased and assured everyone that they are meeting with the agents responsible to arrange for their bodies to be repatriated back to Vanuatu in the coming days.