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Do you know what happened to Ian?

A ROADSIDE vigil will be held on Wednesday at the site where a 57-year-old Bundaberg man lost his life.

The day marks one year since the death of Ian Jensen after a traffic accident and his family is appealing for answers.

Bruce Jensen would like to know why his brother is no longer by his side after his tragic death while riding his bike along Johnston St, Avoca on June 1.

CRASH: Emergency services at the scene of a crash at the corner of Johnston and Bolewski St, Bundaberg. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail
CRASH: Emergency services at the scene of a crash at the corner of Johnston and Bolewski St, Bundaberg. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail Mike Knott

Emergency services attended the crash between the cyclist and a Bundaberg Regional Council truck, pronouncing Mr Jensen dead at the scene despite paramedics' efforts.

The family said they felt let down by the system, which had not provided answers to what happened that afternoon.

On October 2 last year, police prosecutors withdrew a charge of driving without due care and attention against the driver of the truck.

Mr Jensen has now turned to the public for help and said the longer it was left, the less likley the answers they so desperately seek would be uncovered.

"We need help. If anyone has any information or witnessed the accident they can come forward," he said.

"We will be on site from 2pm until dark."

CRASH: Emergency services at the scene of a crash at the corner of Johnston and Bolewski St, Bundaberg. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail
CRASH: Emergency services at the scene of a crash at the corner of Johnston and Bolewski St, Bundaberg. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail Mike Knott

The case is in the hands of the coroner and Mr Jensen has been unable to gain information from the Freedom of Information act until it has been settled - which he believes could be dragged out for years.

Mr Jensen was critical of the system, saying he believed it didn't work as families weren't kept in the loop or told important information after the death of a loved one.

Even if his brother was at fault, Mr Jensen said the family would like answers to give them closure.



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