Man killed, flung through air in horror bridge crash

A MAN has died after being catapulted through the air in a horror crash at Stonehenge, in Queensland’s Central West.

The 31-year-old was flung from his quad bike after colliding with the end of a bridge on Thomson Development Road, 150km southwest of Longreach, about 9.30pm last night.

Police said the man and his bike came to rest in the middle of the bridge.


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A short time later, a vehicle collided with the quad bike and overturned.

Sadly, the 31-year-old man could not be saved and died at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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