The left lane of the Warrego Highway heading east is closed.
The left lane of the Warrego Highway heading east is closed. Contributed

Police investigating how pedestrian was killed on highway

UPDATE 7.30AM: THE Forensic Crash Unit has been called in to investigate how a pedestrian was killed on the Warrego Hwy at Pine Mountain yesterday.

Police say at about 3.26pm a vehicle collided with a male pedestrian in the eastbound lanes of the Warrego Highway.

The man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

No one else was injured during the incident.

The left lane of the Warrego Highway heading east was closed for some time while crews made the area safe.

Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

EARLIER: IT'S traffic chaos on the motorways surrounding Ipswich this afternoon. 

One lane is closed on the Warrego Hwy after a fatal incident involving a pedestrian and traffic is backed up on the Ipswich Mwy. 

An earlier multi-vehicle crash has slowed the Ipswich Mwy heading towards Brisbane.

The road was reopened at 5.17pm but delays remain. 

Traffic delays remain after an earlier crash on the Ipswich Mwy.
Traffic delays remain after an earlier crash on the Ipswich Mwy.

Meanwhile, police are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred at Pine Mountain this afternoon.

At about 3.26pm a vehicle collided with a male pedestrian in the eastbound lanes of the Warrego Highway.

The man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

No one else was injured during the incident.

The left lane of the Warrego Highway heading east is closed.

Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

The left lane of the Warrego Highway heading east is closed.
The left lane of the Warrego Highway heading east is closed. Contributed


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