Thursday, March 21, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Road Toll Rises Two Deaths On Local Roads

A 21-year-old Rochyview driver died in car crash in Nebo over the weekend.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating a fatal single-vehicle traffic crash in Nebo, on March 13.

Initial investigations indicate the Nissan Navara was travelling on Oxford Downs Sarina Road sometime during the morning, when it veered off the road and hit a tree.

Emergency crews were called around 11am before the 21-year-old Rockyview driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was declared deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information or vision that could assist investigations, is urged to contact police.

To report information, contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

Reference number: QP2400434028


Hampden Man Succumbs

To Injuries

A 69-year-old man has passed away following a traffic crash that occurred in Glenella on February 26.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident after two vehicles collided at approximately 12.30pm, along the Bruce Highway and Glendaragh Road.

The 69-year-old Hampden man sustained critical injuries and was transported to Mackay Base Hospital.

He was later transferred to Townsville University Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased on March 16.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 53-year-old Calen man, sustained minor injuries.

Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam or CCTV from the area around the time of the incident is urged to contact police.

Reference number: QP2400334190

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