Fatal crash at Peats Ridge

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Police are investigating a fatal crash at Peats Ridge on Thursday, May 8.

Emergency services were called to Peats Ridge Rd about 11:50am following reports of a collision between a car and truck.

It’s believed a northbound hatch back and a southbound semitrailer collided before the hatchback rolled into nearby bushland.

Police were told the truck hit a tree and continued down the road before coming to rest near grassland, with the trailer tipping over.

The man driving the hatchback died at the scene.

The male truck driver was not injured but has been taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

Officers from Brisbane Water Local Area Command have commenced inquiries into the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the crash, or the events leading up to it, is urged to contact investigators.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.