Police are responding to fatal crash, Coonarr (Bundaberg)

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal traffic crash which claimed the life of an elderly man near Bundaberg this morning.

Preliminary information indicates a red Ford Falcon sedan was travelling along Palm Beach Road through Coonarr around 10am when the driver lost control and the vehicle struck a tree.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 93-year-old Avenell Heights man, suffered significant injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have been travelling in the area at the time of the crash or has dash cam vision to come forward.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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