Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Bowen Hills

A 50-year-old woman has died after she was struck by a truck while riding her bicycle through Bowen Hills this morning.

Just after 7.30am, the woman was riding along O’Connell Terrace when she came to stop between a truck and another vehicle at traffic lights at the intersection with Bowen Ridge Road.

The cyclist was hit by the truck as it moved forward after receiving a green light.

Paramedics treated the woman on scene, however she died a short time later. The 58-year-old male driver of the truck was not physically injured.

Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing investigations.

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