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Rider dies in head-on crash near Ipswich

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A rider in his 20s has died in head-on collision on the Brisbane Valley Highway at Ironbark, near Ipswich, overnight.

Queensland Police say the crash happened about 10.55pm.

They say the motorcycle, ridden by the man from nearby Mt Crosby was heading west when it collided with a sedan travelling in the opposite direction.Ipswich Kronbark

The rider died at the scene and the driver and sole occupant of the car was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital where she remains in a serious condition.

Police have no further details at this stage and Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating.

We will update with further details as they are available.

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Our sincere condolences to the rider’s family and friends, and our best wishes to the driver for a full and speedy recovery.

The Brisbane Valley Highway near Ipswich was also the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash in July.

A 52-year-old male rider from Boronia Heights died in the collision with another vehicle at the intersection with Wanora Road.