Police update: Fatal traffic crash, Aitkenvale

A 60-year-old woman has been served a Notice to Appear (NTA) in court following investigations into a fatal traffic crash at Aitkenvale on January 30.

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 33-year-old male rider before he was transported to Townsville Hospital where he was declared deceased.

The driver of the Holden Commodore, a 60-year-old Douglas woman, was not physically injured.

She has today been issued with an NTA for driving without due care and attention causing death and is scheduled to appear in Townsville Magistrates Court on October 30.

The Forensic Crash Unit is continuing investigations and a report is being prepared for the Coroner.

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