Motorcyclist killed in horror crash with car in Qld

A motorcyclist has died after a collision with a car in Mackay.

The accident occurred around 5.15pm on Sunday.

Police say initial investigations suggest the motorbike and car were both traveling east on Maraju Yakapari Road at Erakala when they collided.


The rider of the bike, a man whose age is not known, was rushed to the Mackay Base Hospital in a critical condition however later died.

Investigators are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash, in particular the driver of a red vehicle that was in the area a short time earlier to come forward.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are ongoing.