Rider dies in head-on ute collision

DayGlo Queensland Police witnesses mick road safety week single 70 lanes life vehicle ute swerved

A 50-year-old male rider has died in a head-on collision with a ute on the Rosewood-Marburg Rd at Tallegalla, west of Ipswich, about 4.15pm yesterday (18 July 2019).

It is the fourth motorcycle crash with a ute in South East Queensland in the past couple of weeks.

Police say the Pine Mountain rider sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 62-year-old male driver of the ute was not seriously injured.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

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Quote this reference number: QP1901381969

The rider  was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

2 Comments

  1. Another very sad loss 🙁
    We can only speculate on how the accident happened, usually it appears that motorcyclists are not seen.
    Ride like you’re invisible…..please.

    1. I could say a lot of things to that….. Just because a drivers eyes are open doesn’t mean they SEE where their looking.
      Have a look at the overall road toll.

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