UPDATE 11AM: Police have reopened the Brisbane Valley Highway this morning following a fatal crash at Fairney View.

 

EARLIER: A 34-year-old Fernvale man has died following a single vehicle traffic crash on the Brisbane Valley Highway at Fairney View, at around 1am this morning.

Initial investigations suggest a utility was travelling southbound on the Brisbane Valley Highway when it collided with a power pole before catching fire.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Brisbane Valley Highway is currently closed with diversions in place via Glamorgan Road and Fernvale Road.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the cause of the crash. 

The scene of a fatal traffic crash on the Brisbane Valley Highway on Monday. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times
The scene of a fatal traffic crash on the Brisbane Valley Highway on Monday. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times Rob Williams

Sacked officer who caused fatal crash loses job appeal

Sacked officer who caused fatal crash loses job appeal

A sacked officer has lost an appeal after causing fatal crash.

Industry group calls for quad bike safety rebate

Industry group calls for quad bike safety rebate

Bike safety rebate to help save lives on farms.

Frosty start, but warmer mornings ahead

Frosty start, but warmer mornings ahead

Applethorpe was sitting on a freezing -2.9C at 6.30am

Local Partners