Fatal traffic crash in Pechey, QLD

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating after a man died in a single vehicle crash south of Crows Nest this morning.

Preliminary inquiries indicate at 10.20am a van was headed east on Pechey-Maclagan Road near the intersection with the New England Highway when the vehicle has left the road and hit a tree.

The driver and sole occupant, a Jondaryan man in his eighties, died at the scene.

Investigations are continuing.

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