Motorcycle rider dies in David Low Way crash

UPDATE 11AM:

A 65-year-old Coolum man has died in a motorbike crash on David Low Way at Marcoola this morning.

Coolum police station officer Sergeant Ben Cox said the man was riding north when he left the road and crashed into trees near the intersection of Boardwalk Boulevard about 8.30am Saturday.

"Witnesses following at the time just said that he failed to negotiate the bend travelling at a bit of speed," Sgt Cox said.

Traffic is flowing in both directions along David Low Way.

Sgt Cox said police would continue to investigate the crash.

EARLIER: Emergency services have rushed to the scene of a serious motorbike crash on a major Coast road.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said they were called out to the scene on David Low Way at Mt Coolum at 8.37am.

He said it was a serious crash involving a single motorbike rider.



Devastating smash and grab at popular Gladstone business

Premium Content Devastating smash and grab at popular Gladstone business

When the alarm sounded after 4am on Sunday, the security company was alerted and...

Assistance for farmers at Boyne Valley information day

Premium Content Assistance for farmers at Boyne Valley information day

Aussie Helpers, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Gladstone council and...

Duke of Edinburgh Award will continue to honour Prince Philip

Premium Content Duke of Edinburgh Award will continue to honour Prince...

Latest Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards presented on Friday as Prince Philip took his...