Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Mareeba

A man has died following a single vehicle traffic crash at Arriga near Mareeba today.

Preliminary inquiries indicate about 4.35pm a 4WD was headed east on Mareeba Dimbulah Road near Tyrconnell Road when the driver has lost control of the vehicle and it has left the road and rolled before hitting a tree.

A passenger, a man in his twenties, died at the scene.

The driver, a woman in her thirties, was airlifted to Cairns Hospital where she remains in a serious condition.

Two other male passengers were transported to Mareeba Hospital with minor injuries.

Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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