THE Forensic Crash Unit will investigate the tragic death of a motorbike rider in the Gold Coast Hinterland on Sunday.
At around 11.30am, a van travelling north on Nerang-Murwillumbah Road in Advancetown collided with two motorcycles travelling in the opposite direction.
A motorcyclist, a 59-year-old Carindale man, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
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Reports suggest the rider was thrown 30 metres down an embankment as a result of the impact and his body had to be winched up the hill by emergency services.
Another motorcyclist, a 58-year-old Eatons Hill man, was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital with serious injuries.
That rider’s current state is unknown at this stage.
The driver of the van, a 56-year-old Browns Plains man, was also taken to hospital for treatment.