Man dies as car hits tree at The Caves

7am: A man is dead after a car he was driving crashed into a tree at The Caves about 8.20pm on Friday night.

Emergency services attending the accident reported the man was trapped in the badly damaged vehicle.

The roof was cut off the vehicle during the retrieval operation.

BREAKING 9.55pm: POLICE are at the scene of a fatal traffic crash on Barmoya Road at The Caves, about 25km north of Rockhampton.

It is believed a vehicle has collided with a tree about 8.20pm, resulting in the death of the male driver. The man was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

There is no further information at this stage.



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