Motorcyclist killed in crash with ute

A MAN has been killed in a horror crash in the Lockyer Valley, west of Brisbane overnight.

The 33-year-old was riding a motorbike and collided with a ute at Gatton just after 6pm.

It happened where Eastern Drive meets Forrest Hill-Laidley Road, police said.


Critical Care paramedics rushed to the scene but there was little they could do.

Sadly, the rider’s injuries were too severe and he could not be saved.

Police confirmed the 33-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The 18-year-old man driving the ute was not physically injured.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.