Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Bundaberg 6 July

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating after a pedestrian died after been struck by a car this evening.

Preliminary inquiries indicate at 7.45pm a Toyota sedan was headed west on Bourbong Street when the vehicle has lost control near the intersection of Bingera Street. The vehicle has mounted the curb and struck a man walking on the footpath.

The pedestrian, a 63-year-old Sunshine Coast man, died at the scene.

The driver and sole occupant was arrested at the scene.

Further investigations indicate the vehicle was stolen from Avenell Heights earlier in the night.

A 27-year-old Avenell Heights man is assisting police with their inquiries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or dashcam footage and CCTV is urged 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 or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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