Woman dies after falling from tray of moving ute in Qld

A young woman has been killed after falling from a moving ute in regional Queensland overnight.

Police say the 23-year-old suffered “fatal injuries” after she fell from the vehicle as it travelled along Springvale Road at Springvale.

A 19-year-old man who was allegedly driving the ute has since been charged with failing to provide a breath test.


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The man, from Cooroy, is also facing one count of drive with a person in part of vehicle designed for carriage of goods.

The Forensic Crash Unit is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.