POLICE have revealed the cause of the crash that resulted in the death of a 44-year-old man on the Leichhardt Highway.
POLICE have revealed the cause of the crash that resulted in the death of a 44-year-old man on the Leichhardt Highway.

Cause of horrific Taroom fatal revealed

HEART-BREAKING scenes unfolded on the Leichhardt Highway when a 44-year-old Goondiwindi man crashed into a prime mover attempting to overtake his Ute.

A Queensland police spokesman said the driver died at the scene of the crash at 9.10am on Tuesday, November 18.  

"Preliminary investigations indicate… a Nissan utility towing a caravan was travelling north along the Leichardt Highway towards Taroom," he said.

"A prime mover also travelling north, began overtaking the utility when the two vehicles collided and crashed off the roadway."

The driver of the truck, a 39-year-old man wasn't seriously injured, a Queensland ambulance spokesman said he was transported to Taroom hospital with minor leg injuries.

The Leichhardt Hwy was closed for hours as a result of the crash.

The Forensic Crash Unit from Roma is investigating the incident


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