Motorcyclist, 24, dead after bike collides with vehicle

A 24-year-old motorcycle rider is dead after he collided with a vehicle travelling the opposite direction on Tuesday night.

Police believe he was riding south along Collingwood Drive in Collingwood Park near Ipswich at 6.15pm.

The rider was pronounced dead at the scene.

The male driver in the other vehicle was taken to Ipswich Hospital by ambulance as a precaution.

The Forensic Crash Unit is now investigating.



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