Fatal single-vehicle crash at Eight Mile Plains

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the cause of a single vehicle crash at Eight Mile Plains this morning that claimed a man's life.

Initial investigations indicate the crash occurred around 5.30am on Miles Platting Road near the South East Freeway overpass with the vehicle crashing into a guard rail and an overpass barrier.

The driver, and sole occupant, died at the scene.

Miles Platting Road was closed between Logan Road and the onramp to the Gateway Motorway while investigators examined the scene. The road has since reopened.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Topics:  crash fatality police investigation

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Region faces wild wind

DESTROYED: Half of the roof of the Moranbah home was ripped off from the 104km/h wind.

Moranbah residents say weather is worse than the cyclone.

Heroic rescue saves life

CLOSE CALL: Leslie Cruthers and Buddha at the spot the playful pup fell into the Nogoa River.

Kayakers rush to save dog walker clinging to riverbank.

National super star at age 13

Competing in Rotorua, New Zealand earlier this year.

Dingo local takes on international motocross competition.

Local Partners