A MAN in his 20s has been killed after the ute he was driving collided with a trailer near Townsville.
The accident happened on the Bruce Highway at Deeragun, just north of Veals Road, around 4.20am on Sunday.
Police said the 24-year-old man’s ute smashed into the back of a trailer that was being towed by a 4WD.
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Sadly, the 24-year-old man died at the scene before he could be transported to hospital.
He was the only person travelling in the ute at the time.
The 61-year-old man behind the wheel of the 4WD and his 47-year-old male passenger were not injured.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the cause of the crash.