Fatal car crash survivors thank community for support

THE devastated survivors of a fatal car crash at Bororen on Tuesday have thanked the Gladstone community for its support.

A nine-year-old Nambour boy died in the single vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway at Bororen, 50km south of Gladstone.

A four-year-old boy was flown to the Royal Children's Hospital in Brisbane in a critical condition, with life-threatening head injuries.

Tears for little boy killed in horror crash

Local indigenous leader Julie Ingra said the Sunshine Coast family had been supported by members of the local Murri community, as well as the Australian Red Cross Service, as they recovered from the horrific crash.

"We've been offering the mother and kids support since the crash and the Murri community and the Red Cross will continue to support them even once they get back home," she said.

The family is due to return to the Coast on Friday night.

Ms Ingra said the mother, driving at the time of the crash, had wished to express her gratitude to those who had helped them during the difficult time as she recovered from the ordeal.

It's believed the prognosis for the four-year-old is "relatively good".