Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Warrill View

A 19-year-old Warrill View man has died following a crash between a utility and semitrailer at Warrill View last night.

Preliminary information suggests the man, driving a maroon Toyota Hilux utility south along the Cunningham Highway at Warrill View, attempted to overtake a truck and crossed to the other side of the highway, colliding with a separate oncoming semitrailer around 10.15pm.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The truck driver was not physically injured.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the crash, with or without dashcam vision or anyone who may have observed the utility prior to the collision to come forward.

Investigators are a making a specific appeal for the driver of the truck the utility attempted to overtake moments before the collision to come forward.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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