Motorcyclist run over and killed by truck in freak accident

A YOUNG man has been run over and killed by a truck after falling off a motorbike in Queensland’s Lockyer Valley region.

It happened on the Warrego Highway at Hatton Vale around 1am on Sunday.

Police said the man, believed to be aged in his 20s, fell from his motorcycle near the intersection of Summerholm Road.


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A truck travelling behind the bike then subsequently drove over the river as he lay on the road, police said.

Tragically, the man could not be saved and died at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the horrific accident.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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