Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Esk 17 June

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating after a man died in a single-vehicle crash in Esk early this morning.

At 2:07am, police were called to the incident on the Brisbane Valley Highway, after a witness reported seeing headlights in bushland near the road.

Police arrived a short time later and found a white Toyota Hilux upside down with significant damage.

Initial investigations indicate this vehicle was travelling in northerly direction when it failed to negotiate a bend and left the road before colliding with several objects and overturning.

The sole occupant of the vehicle, a 19-year-old Salisbury man, was unable to be revived and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is continuing their investigation and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact police.

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.

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