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Newtown man identified as motorcycle crash victim

Police investigate the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Toowoomba Karara Rd.
Police investigate the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Toowoomba Karara Rd. Nev Madsen

UPDATE: Gary Donaghy from Newtown has been identified as the man killed in a motorcycle crash near Felton.

The 55-year-old was riding his motorcycle on the Toowoomba-Karara Rd when he collided with a ute towing a horse float.

Mr Donaghy was forced from the road and came to rest with his motorcycle in a gully.

No one else was physically injured, but the three occupants of the utility were visibly shaken at the crash site.

YESTERDAY: The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating a two vehicle crash in which a man has died.

Preliminary investigations indicate the crash between a motorcycle and a utility towing a horse float occurred on the Toowoomba-Karara Road in Felton just after 2pm yesterday.

The motorcyclist, a 55-year-old man, died as a result of his injuries at the scene.

No one else was physically injured in the crash.

Topics:  ambulance, crash, paramedics, police, qps, toowoomba


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