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Two fatal crashes bring Queensland's road toll to three

A 19-year-old man was killed in this crash between a quad bike and a four-wheel-drive on Amamoor Creek Road.
A 19-year-old man was killed in this crash between a quad bike and a four-wheel-drive on Amamoor Creek Road. Renee Pilcher

QUEENSLAND'S Christmas holiday road toll has risen to three after two fatal crashes in 12 hours.

Police said a 25-year-old Coorparoo man parked his car, possibly broken-down, on the side of the Logan Motorway at Berrinba on Thursday night.

A truck hit the man as he was standing on the road.

The man died at the scene.

Twelve hours later, a 19-year-old man died after a quad bike and a four-wheel-drive collided on Amamoor Creek Rd south of Gympie.

The State's first fatality was on a North Queensland road death earlier this week.

On Thursday, police caught 51 drink-drivers and 897 speeding motorists.

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