Man, 51, charged over Coast crash that killed 21-year-old

A BRISBANE man has been charged over a fatal crash on the Sunshine Coast which claimed the life of a Goodna man.

The crash happened in Forest Glen on February.

Around 6.45pm, a vehicle was travelling on the Bruce Highway when it allegedly lost control, mounted an embankment and rolled, landing on its roof.

The 21-year-old Goodna man died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, a 51-year-old Spring Hill man has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death whilst adversely affected and driving under the influence of liquor.

He will appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court on June 26.

Meanwhile, police investigating a serious traffic crash that occurred in Rosemount, near Nambour, on April 27, have also charged a man.

Around 9.15pm, a ute was allegedly travelling east along Petrie Creek Road at Rosemount when it crossed into the path of a motorcyclist colliding.

A 32-year-old Rosemount woman was seriously injured.

A 38-year-old Maroochydore man charged with Dangerous Op Motor vehicle causing grievous bodily harm and a separate charge of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle in relation to dash cam footage taken from a witness.

He will appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court on June 26.


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