18-year-old killed after ute roll

UPDATE 2:47pm: THE Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the single vehicle traffic crash at Cape Palmerston National Park which killed an 18-year-old Bucasia man yesterday.

Preliminary information suggests the man was travelling in the tray of a utility along Cape Palmerston Beach around 6.40am when the vehicle rolled, throwing him from tray.

He died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, another 18-year-old Bucasia man, was also thrown from the vehicle and sustained non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to the Mackay Base Hospital for treatment and is in a stable condition.

 

EARILER: AN 18-year-old man has died this morning at Cape Palmerston, south of Sarina.

A Mackay Police spokesman said investigations were continuing into the incident but it was believed the man was riding on the back of a utility which had a roll.

Another man was taken to Mackay Base Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, the spokesman said.

Topics:  cape palmerston, car crash, fatality



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
FULLY SELF CONTAINED... $9500.00 From
Cabin $12.5K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m fully installed. D.I.Y $9.5k bare ...
ONE FOR INVESTOR or... $299,000
Rural 4 2 5
MODERN POLE HOME + HUGE... offers above...
House 4 2 9
SOLD BY CLARE AND TERRY... UNDER...
House 4 2 2

Featured Jobs

Ipswich jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
Upper Intermediate... Brisbane Full Time
Assistant Manager |... Brisbane Full Time $43k+S+B
Asphalt Crew Member Brisbane Full Time
TIG Welders Brisbane Full Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Local Jobs

Search for your next job now!
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Subscription Sale

Subscribe now for $1 for 14 days.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Leo

Printing, the written word and other forms of marketing will help you today. Take out an ad if you need to get your services or product out...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save