A man has died after he was thrown from his motorcycle in a horror crash in central Queensland overnight.
Police said initial investigations suggest that around 6.20pm, a motorcycle left Glenella Connection Road and travelled down an embankment on to a pathway before throwing the rider and crashing.
The rider, a 55-year-old man was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Mackay Base Hospital in a critical condition.
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He passed away shortly after arrival.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.