MOTORCYCLIST KILLED NEAR AIRLIE BEACH
A BOWEN man, aged 27, riding his motorbike was killed in an accident near Airlie Beach on Tuesday afternoon.
The accident occurred on Gregory-Cannon Valley Road near the Shute Harbour Road intersection. This brings the region's death toll for the year to 18. Emergency services were called to the scene at 4.40pm.
A police spokesman said initial information received was that the rider had hit a tree near the Shute Harbour Road intersection.
He was pronounced dead at the scene and investigations into the cause of the crash are continuing.
TRAGIC: The scene of the fatal motorbike crash in Cannon Valley.