Motorcyclist killed in hinterland crash

April 20, 2023 2:29 pm in by

A motorcyclist has died following a two-vehicle crash in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Police say a black BMW K1300 motorbike was travelling east along Mapleton Road, below the Dulong lookout at Kureelpa, at around 9am, when it collided with a white 2016 Ford Ranger ute travelling west.

The rider, a 70-year-old Sunshine Coast man sustained critical injuries.

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He was immediately assisted by the other driver, however he died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, a 47-year-old Kureelpa man, was not physically injured.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone with relevant CCTV or dashcam footage is urged to contact police.