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Rider dies in driveway crash

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A 51-year-old man has died after his motorcycle was hit by a 4WD attempting to turn into a driveway in Parkinson, south of Brisbane this afternoon (9 October 2019).

Queensland Police say the accident occurred just after 3.30pm when a Nissan Patrol was travelling along Precinct Street.

They say the SUV attempted to turn into a driveway and collided with the motorcycle.

“Emergency services were called and rendered assistance to the motorcyclist. The 51-year-old man died on scene as a result of his injuries,” police say.

“The 19-year-old male driver of the Nissan Patrol did not suffer any physical injury.”

Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating the circumstances of the crash.

No charges have yet been laid.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24 hours a day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP1901970523

Teenager injured

A teenager is in a serious condition after a motorcycle and vehicle collision in Ocean Shores, north of Brunswick Heads, yesterday.

Police say emergency services were called to Warrambool Road about 4.15pm after reports that a trail bike and white Holden utility had collided.

Officers attached to Tweed/Byron PD and NSW Ambulance paramedics attended.

Police were told that the trail bike was heading east on Coomburra Crescent when it collided with the Holden utility traveling south on Warrambool Road.

The 16-year-old rider sustained life-threatening head and leg injuries. He was airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition, where he is undergoing surgery.

The 35-year-old driver of the utility is assisting police with inquiries and participated in mandatory testing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.