Man dies after being thrown from car in highway crash

A MAN has died after he was thrown from his vehicle in Charters Towers, west of Townsville.

Emergency services were called to the crash on the Lynd Highway about 5.50pm on Sunday after the vehicle left the road.

Police have confirmed the 34-year-old male driver of the vehicle was declared dead at the scene.

He was the only person inside the vehicle at the time.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.

Earlier, a man died in Townsville following an incident on Thursday where he was hit by a truck.

The 45-year-old was on the corner of Hugh St and Montgomery St on Thursday morning when he was hit by the truck.

He was taken to Townsville Hospital in a serious, where he died on Sunday afternoon.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.
News Corp Australia

UPDATE: Investigations reveal cause of fire

Premium Content UPDATE: Investigations reveal cause of fire

Investigations have revealed the cause of a fire in Toogoolawah overnight.

Palaszczuk makes NSW border decision

Premium Content Palaszczuk makes NSW border decision

Annastacia Palaszczuk said border closure would take ‘very, very, very large...

Keep on trucking: Local transport firm's important milestone

Premium Content Keep on trucking: Local transport firm's important milestone

One of the Valley’s most recognisable brands has celebrated an important...