Friday, June 21, 2024

Man, 72, killed as he tried to cross Bruce Highway

A 72-year-old man has died following a fatal traffic incident in Chevallum this afternoon.

Queensland Police say their initial investigations indicate that at around 3.30pm, the man was crossing the Bruce Highway when he was struck by a vehicle in the northbound lanes.

“The 72-year-old Little Mountain man sustained critical injuries and died at the scene,” Police said in a statement.

“The driver of the vehicle, a 93-year-old man, was not physically injured and is assisting police with inquiries.”

Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam vision is urged to contact police.

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