Cairns driver dies after colliding with cyclist and rolling his ute

Posted: April 11, 2010 in cycling
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A 29-YEAR-OLD man has died after his ute rolled following a collision with a cyclist in north Queensland. Police say the ute and a cyclist collided at a intersection at the township of Wongaling Beach, south of Cairns around 5.25am on Sunday. The cyclist is lucky to be alive, escaping with hip injuries. He has been taken to hospital and is in a serious but stable condition, police say. The driver of the ute was taken to Tully Hospital but died on arrival. Police say the ute appears to have rolled before smashing into a statue. Investigations are continuing into the cause of the crash.

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