Man killed, two injured in horror crash

A man has died while a Gold Coast man has been seriously injured in a frightening crash near Brisbane Airport.

A car collided head-on with a truck on Main Myrtletown Road, Pinkenba, just before 2pm on Saturday afternoon.

The car involved in the accident was almost completely destroyed.


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The driver of the car, believed to be a foreign national, died at the scene.

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The driver of the truck, a 33-year-old Coomera man, was taken to Royal Brisbane Hospital with serious leg injuries.

A 23-year-old female passenger was treated for minor injuries.

The road was shut for several hours while the accident was cleared.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.