Driver killed as car and truck collide on SEQ highway

A MAN has died and a teenage girl has been seriously injured after a crash in Logan on Monday afternoon.

Initial investigations suggest a van was travelling on Mell St at Wolfdene about 4.20pm when it collided with a truck at the intersection of Beaudesert Beenleigh Rd.

 

Police have confirmed the driver of the vehicle, a man, 46, from Bannockburn, was declared dead at the scene.

A girl, 16, who was a passenger in the van was also taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The male truck driver, 23, was not seriously injured.

Meanwhile, a 46-year-old woman has sustained a serious head injury after she was struck by a bus at Deeragun, west of Townsville, in a separate incident on Monday night.

The woman was taken to hospital. The 69-year-old male bus driver was also taken to hospital suffering from shock.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash has been urged to contact police.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating both incidents.

News Corp Australia

DNA results yet to be finalised in cannabis truck haul case

Premium Content DNA results yet to be finalised in cannabis truck haul case

The drug was allegedly seized after being found secreted inside a truck.

Why a medical cannabis pioneer is moving to the North Coast

Premium Content Why a medical cannabis pioneer is moving to the North Coast

The cannabis oil manufacturer has its eye on possible opportunities in the local...

Lights, camera, action as new gig opportunity heads to Byron

Premium Content Lights, camera, action as new gig opportunity heads to Byron

The event will showcase at the Northern Hotel in Byron Bay later this year.