Community & Business

30 January, 2023

Woman dies in highway crash

A WOMAN died following a fatal two-vehicle crash in Mareeba late on Friday afternoon.

Woman dies in highway crash - feature photo

Initial investigations indicate the accident occurred shortly before 5pm and involved a ute and motorcycle which collided near the drive-in turnoff on the Kennedy Highway.

The motorcycle rider, a woman in her 60s, sustained critical injuries and died at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the ute were not physically injured.

Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam vision are urged to contact police.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.


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