Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash with car in southeast Qld

A MOTORCYCLIST has been killed in a horror head-on crash with a car in the Lockyer Valley.

The accident happened at the intersection of the Warrego Highway and Shaw Road in Hattonvale around 10 o’clock on Friday morning.

Emergency services arrived at the scene to find a motorcyclist with horrific injuries. Paramedics worked frantically to try and keep the 57-year-old man alive but sadly, he died at the scene.


His pillion passenger, a 49-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital with significant injuries.

The 18-year-old woman behind the wheel of the car and her 13-year-old female passenger were treated by paramedics at the scene.

They were both transported by ambulance to hospital with minor injuries.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.