Police are responding to fatal crash at Helidon, QLD

The Forensic Crash Unit are investigating after a 45-year-old man died in a traffic crash at Helidon earlier today.

Around 6.35am police and emergency services were called to the Warrego Highway after a utility collided with a truck at the intersection of Turner Street.

The utility caught fire after the collision.

The 45-year-old driver of the utility from Morayfield sustained critical injuries and died at the scene.

The 64-year-old driver of the truck from Rockville was transported to Toowoomba Base Hospital with minor injuries and is in a stable condition.

A member of the public who assisted at the crash was also transported to St Vincent’s Hospital for smoke inhalation.

Police are appealing for witnesses or dashcam to assist with their investigations into the crash.

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.

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

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