Motorcyclist loses fight for life after Qld crash

A man who was involved in a motorbike crash north of Coen nearly two weeks ago has passed away in hospital.

Police confirmed the tragic news in a statement on Wednesday.

The 44-year-old motorcyclist was found unconscious on Peninsula Development Road, 30km north of Coen, by other members in his group about 12.20pm on September 2.


The man, from Paytens Bridge in NSW, was rushed to Townsville Hospital in a critical condition, however he died overnight.

Police say the Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.


Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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