Police are investigating the circumstances of a traffic crash at Aitkenvale this morning after a 33-year-old man died.
Shortly before 8am, police and emergency services were called to a collision between a Holden Commodore and Suzuki motorcycle at the intersection of Nathan and Alfred streets.
Witnesses, including an off-duty doctor, rendered first aid to the rider before he was transported to Townsville Hospital where he was declared deceased.
Preliminary investigations indicate the car was turning right into Alfred Street when it collided with the motorcycle, which was travelling south along Nathan Street.
The 59-year-old female driver of the Holden Commodore was not physically injured.
Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing investigations.
Anyone who witnessed the crash, or has dashcam footage, is urged to contact police.