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9 February, 2021

Fatal crash near Mareeba

A man has died following a single vehicle traffic crash near Mareeba yesterday.

By Phil Brandel

A man has died following a single vehicle traffic crash between Paddys Green and Arriga yesterday.

A man has died following a single vehicle traffic crash between Paddys Green and Arriga yesterday. 

According to a Queensland Ambulance Spokesperson "Paramedics and the rescue helicopter responded to a call out at  about 4.42pm to a singe vehicle accident on the Mareeba Dimbulah Road near Tyrconnell Road," they said.

Its believed the driver of a 4WD lost control of the vehicle and as it left the road, it rolled before hitting a tree.

A passenger, a man in his twenties, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a woman in her thirties, was airlifted to Cairns Hospital where she remains in a serious but stable condition.

Two other male passengers were transported to Mareeba Hospital with minor injuries.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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.


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