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Man, 68 from Bardon killed in Kilcoy truck crash

A truck and van crash on the D'Aguilar Highway Kilcoy. One man died at the scene. Photo Vicki Wood / Caboolture News
A truck and van crash on the D'Aguilar Highway Kilcoy. One man died at the scene. Photo Vicki Wood / Caboolture News Vicki Wood

UPDATE: 9:20am: A 68-YEAR-OLD Bardon man has died following a two vehicle traffic crash on the D'Aguilar Highway yesterday.

Police were called to the scene at around 10.30am after a fuel tanker being driven by a 39-year-old man and a van collided.

Emergency services attended the scene but the man was unable to be revived and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

An exclusion zone of 500 metres was declared around the crash site due to a fuel spill which was later revoked at 10.30pm yesterday.

The highway is open however, traffic continues to move slowly as road damage at the location is assessed for repair.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

 

UPDATE: 5.15am Police last night revoked a public safety declaration surrounding a fatal truck crash at Kilcoy on Friday.

The declaration was made  after a fuel tanker and another vehicle collided on the D'Aguilar Highway at around 10.40am.

An exclusion zone of 500 metres was been declared around the crash site due to a fuel spill, and was revoked at 10.15pm on Friday night.

At the time, police said the highway remains closed while the damage is assessed, and traffic is being diverted down Esk-Kilcoy Road.

 

UPDATE: 2.45pm: POLICE have declared an emergent situation under the Public Safety Preservation Act following a fatal traffic crash at Kilcoy.

Police were called to the crash between a fuel tanker and another vehicle on the D'Aguilar Highway at about 10.40am this morning.

An exclusion zone of 500m has been declared around the crash site due to a fuel spill.

Police are asking motorists to avoid the area if possible as the highway is expected to be closed for several hours.

UPDATE: 12.30pm: There are reports that races to be held at the Kilcoy Racecourse today have been cancelled due to the earlier accident. 


EARLIER: ONE man has died and a man is being treated for injuries following a major traffic crash involving a tanker and a van on the D'aguilar Hwy at Kilcoy.

Initial reports have suggested the truck has rolled and the van has gone down an embankment.

Emergency crews worked to release one man who was trapped in his vehicle.

The tanker has spilled a considerable amount of fuel on the road, which is continuing to leak.

The road is likely to be closed for up to five hours. A Queensland Ambulance Service media spokeswoman said an ambulance had also rolled on its way to the crash.

The ambulance has gone down an embankment at D'aguilar.

The man driving the vehicle was uninjured.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the crash between the van and the truck happened about 10.40am.

The crash happened on the corner of the D'aguilar Hwy and Esk Kilcoy Road. Motorists are being asked to turn around at the Brisbane Valley Hwy. More to come.

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