26 February, 2021
Fatal crash on Peak Downs Highway
A 35-year-old Clermont man has been pronounced dead after a multi-vehicle crash in the early hours of this morning.
POLICE are investigating a fatal traffic crash at Fiery Creek, east of Nebo, early this morning.
Initial investigations indicate that around 1.30am, a grey dual cab utility travelling west on the Peak Downs Highway collided with a truck travelling in the opposite direction.
Emergency services attended the scene and located the driver and sole occupant of the utility, a 35-year-old Clermont man.
The man was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the truck, a 42-year-old Mirani man, sustained minor injuries.
The road was closed off in both directions for several hours, with motorists told to avoid the area.
Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing.