British woman, 21, killed in ATV beach rollover in far north

A WOMAN has died following a traffic crash involving an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) on One Mile Beach at Port Stewart in Far North Queensland.

Initial information indicates around 3pm on Saturday the 21-year-old British national was driving the quad bike along the beach when it travelled through a stream of water and rolled.

The woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The passenger, a 37-year-old man, was uninjured.

Investigations are continuing.



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