Emergency services blocked off the road as they attended to the critical patient.
Emergency services blocked off the road as they attended to the critical patient. Laura Blackmore

UPDATE: Police seek answers after tragic quad bike fatality

UPDATE 5:55 PM: Police have commenced an investigation after a man died at Taabinga this morning.

A spokeswoman from QPS media said at 11.50am a quadbike was travelling south on Boonenne Ellesmere Rd towards Boonenne Rd, when the rider collided with the shoulder of the road, causing the quadbike to crash into the embankment.

A 26-year-old Kingaroy man was transported to Kingaroy Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Investigators from the Forensic Crash Unit are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who may have dash cam vision to contact police via Policelink 131 444 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

EARLIER 1.00 PM: Paramedics transported a man to Kingaroy Hospital, after he crashed his motorbike at Taabinga. 

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the man is in a critical condition with life-threatening injuries. 

The motorbike had veered off the road into the bush.
The motorbike had veered off the road into the bush. Laura Blackmore

 

EARLIER 12.20 PM: paramedics are en route to a motorbike crash south of Kingaroy. 

The crash occured about 11.50am, on Boonenne Rd, Taabinga.

More information to come. 


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