Man charged with manslaughter over fatal crash at Burbank

A man has been charged with manslaughter over a fatal crash at Burbank, south of Brisbane last year which killed an elderly man.

The 32-year-old Moorooka man was allegedly driving along Mt Cotton Road on May 21 2016, when a piece of metal attached to the truck’s trailer struck a car driven by an 80 year old man that was travelling in the opposite direction.

The car veered off the road and went down an embankment before stopping.


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The driver of the car, a Thornlands man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accused will face the Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.