Fatal traffic crash, Silverleigh (Toowoomba)

A man has died following a fatal single-vehicle traffic crash in Silverleigh, north of Toowoomba this morning, June 9.

Emergency services were called just before 9.30am to reports of a car rollover on Kingsthorpe Silverleigh Road.

A 72-year-old Goombungee man, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, sustained critical injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing.

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.

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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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