Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Fatal Traffic Accident 6 in 7 weeks

A 67-year-old Dingo Beach man has sadly passed away following a two-vehicle collision on the evening of Sunday August 20, on Strathdickie Road.

Initial investigations indicate that the two vehicles collided at the intersection of Strathdickie Road and Staniland Drive, just before 6.30pm on Sunday evening.

The 67-year-old Dingo Beach man died at the scene, while the driver of the other vehicle, a 43-year-old Riordanvale woman was transported to Townsville University Hospital for treatment.

Police urge for witnesses or anyone with relevant camera vision to reach out.

This fatality marks six deaths on our region’s roads in two months.

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