A motorcyclist out for a Sunday ride on his favourite local mountain road has died in a crash.
The 34-year-old male rider from Middle Park was enjoying a Sunday ride on Mt Glorious (pictured above) Brisbane’s favourite motorcycling road, at 8.27am today when he “lost control and struck a tree”, police say.
The incident happened on Mt Glorious Road, about one kilometre west of the township.
Emergency services responded to the incident and pronounced the man dead at the scene.
“Passing motorists stopped and rendered assistance and first aid until the arrival of police and emergency services,” police say.
Emergency treatment was provided, however the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Police delayed releasing information until the rider’s family had been contacted.
Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
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Police are investigating after a car and motorcycle collided at Advancetown on Sunday afternoon.
Just after 3pm, a motorcycle and car collided as both vehicles were travelling east along Latimers Crossing Road.
The rider was thrown from the motorcycle, sustaining serious injuries, and was transported to Gold Coast University Hospital.