Man dies after passing out in backseat of Brisbane cab

A MAN is dead after he reportedly passed out unconscious in the backseat of a taxi in Brisbane overnight.

Police said the cab driver drove to the Wynnum Police Station in Moreton Bay to seek help around 8.50pm.

Officers rushed out of the station and found the man unresponsive in the backseat of the taxi on Pine Street.


Police said the man was not breathing.

Officers called paramedics and performed CPR on the man until they arrived, but he could not be saved.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His age is not known.

A crime scene has been established and police say “investigations are continuing”.

No further information was available at the time of writing.