Fatal single-vehicle crash, Ringtail Creek (Noosa)

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating following a fatal single-vehicle crash at Ringtail Creek this afternoon, June 22.

Initial investigations indicate that around 5pm, a Suzuki Grand Vitara was travelling along Louis Bazzo Drive when it has crossed to the wrong side, then left the roadway, and hit a tree.

The driver of the vehicle, a 73-year-old Traveston man, was declared deceased at the scene.

The passenger, a 46-year-old female, was taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

The Forensic Crash Unit are investigating the circumstances of the crash and appealing to anyone who may have seen the vehicle, witnessed the incident, or may have relevant dashcam/CCTV footage to come forward.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Quote this reference number: QP2401059848

The Queensland Police Service is committed to reducing number of lives lost on our roads.

Data shows that serious crashes can be significantly reduced when drivers recognise and avoid the ‘Fatal Five’ behaviours: speeding, drink and drug driving, not wearing seatbelts, fatigue and distraction.

Road safety is everyone’s responsibility. Learn more about staying safe on Queensland roads: https://www.police.qld.gov.au/initiatives/fatal-five-staying-safe-roads

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