Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Lake Eacham

An 86-year-old Yungaburra man has sadly passed away after being involved in a serious traffic crash in Lake Eacham in Tablelands last night.

Preliminary investigations indicate around 6:30pm a white sedan was travelling along Gordonvale Atherton Road in a westerly direction towards Yungaburra.

The sedan has then crossed onto the other side of the road hitting an oncoming truck.

As a result, the 86-year-old man driving the car was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A 35-year-old man from Goldsborough who was driving the truck was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigations are continuing.

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