Motorbike rider killed in crash at Marian

October 30, 2023 9:02 am in by

A motorbike rider has been killed in a crash with a car at Marian.

Police say it happened at 3.00am yesterday, when a Toyota Corolla hit the motorbike while travelling in the opposite direction, on Mackay Eungella Road.

The rider, a 35-year-old Mirani man, died at the scene.

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The other driver, a 23-year-old Marian woman, was taken to Mackay Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is being urged to contact police.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

The incident marks the 15th road fatality for the Mackay Whitsundays region this year.