Emergency services at the scene of a fatal traffic crash near Coulson on Tuesday morning.
Emergency services at the scene of a fatal traffic crash near Coulson on Tuesday morning. 7News Brisbane

Driver killed as car hits tree in early morning crash

A MAN has died following a single-vehicle traffic crash at Coulson this morning.

A member of the public alerted emergency services to the crash at the intersection of Beaudesert-Boonah Rd and Ipswich-Boonah Rd just before 5am.

A car crashed into a tree at the scene.

A Queensland Police spokesperson confirmed a 33-year-old man, who was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the cause of the crash.

A car crashed into a tree on Beaudesert-Boonah Rd at Coulson just before 5am.Emergency services have closed the road in both directions near the intersection on Ipswich-Boonah Rd.
A car crashed into a tree on Beaudesert-Boonah Rd at Coulson just before 5am.Emergency services have closed the road in both directions near the intersection on Ipswich-Boonah Rd. Cordell Richardson

Emergency services closed the road in both directions but it has since re-opened.

The road was closed for close to seven hours.

 



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