Motorbike rider dies in two-vehicle crash near Melba House

The scene of the fatal crash on Mackay-Eungella Rd this afternoon.
The scene of the fatal crash on Mackay-Eungella Rd this afternoon. Lee Constable


POLICE said the road has been re-opened after a fatal crash in Marian.


A MOTORBIKE rider has died in a crash near Melba House on Mackay-Eungella Rd today.

The crash involved a motorbike and a car, a police media spokesman said.

It occurred about 3.25pm and investigations are underway.

Traffic diversions are in place.

This incident brings the number of deaths on Central Region roads this year to 21.

Topics:  car crash emergency fatal mackay motorbike

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