Police update 1: Fatal traffic crash in Marian, QLD

A Marian woman has been charged following a fatal traffic crash in Marian on October 29, 2023.

It will be alleged just after 3am a Toyota Corolla was travelling west along Mackay Eungella Road when it hit a motorbike travelling in the opposite direction.

The rider, a 35-year-old Mirani man, died at the scene.

The female driver of the Corolla was taken to Mackay Base Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Today, a 24-year-old woman has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death whilst adversely affected, driving under the influence of liquor/drug, possessing dangerous drugs, and possessing utensils.

She has been given police bail and is expected to appear before Mackay Magistrates Court on February 19.


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