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Rider dies in Springfield head-on crash

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A 27-year-old Crestmead man has died after a head-on collision between his motorcycle and a car on Springfield Greenbank Arterial Road, south of Brisbane, overnight.

Queensland Police say their initial investigations indicate that about 7.10pm, a  car heading south and a motorcycle heading north collided.

The rider suffered critical injuries and died at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit are investigating.

Any members of the public who witnessed or have dash-cam footage of the incident are asked to contact police.

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

Our sincere condolences to the rider’s family and friends.

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The Arterial Road is largely straight, but does have a couple of bends and some crests, and runs between an Army Reserve and bushland.

There could be a number of causes for the accident with fault on either side.

Riding at night through semi-rural areas such as this can have dangers for riders.

It follows the recent fatal crash in Sydney’s Royal National Park at night.

Click here to read our tips on riding safer at night.