Serious crash on Rosewood Laidley Rd

UPDATE 2.45pm

A 65-year-old Laidley man died in a head-on collision with a council truck on Rosewood-Laidley Rd west of Grandchester this morning.

Police said the man's car had veered onto the wrong side of the road as the truck rounded a bend about 9.30am.

It is believed the man had suffered a medical condition, however police investigations were continuing.

Laidley Police officer-in-charge Senior Sergeant Jim McDonald said the car had entered into the path of the oncoming truck.

"The truck driver has observed the vehicle and has taken immediate action as in accounted by skid marks at the scene and has made every effort to avoid the collision which was inevitable given where the vehicle was," Snr Sgt McDonald said.

"This tragedy is a strong reminder that if we make one mistake on the roads it can cost ours or somebody else's life."

Police were this afternoon working to confirm the identity of the man.

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Emergency Services are on the scene of a serious traffic crash on Rosewood Laidley Rd.

Just before 10am a truck and a car have collided on the road between Grandchester and Laidley.

Diversions are in place from Rosewood via Long Gully in Grand Chester. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Police have said the Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.


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