Man killed in crash on Whitsunday Coast

A MAN has died following a single-vehicle crash on Queensland’s Whitsunday Coast.

The accident happened at Cannonvale, near Airlie Beach, around 10.45am on Friday.

Police say the man’s Toyota ute left St Martin’s Lane near Shut Harbour Road and crashed into a culvert.


Sadly, the 45-year-old driver sustained life-threatening injuries and could not be saved.

Police confirmed the man was pronounced deceased at the scene before he could be transported to hospital.

He was the only person travelling in the vehicle.

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