One person was killed in a crash between a car and a truck near Stanthorpe.
One person was killed in a crash between a car and a truck near Stanthorpe. Samantha Wantling

Car crash claims life

POLICE are still investigating a car crash that claimed the life of a 62-year-old man on the New England Hwy at 10.30am on Friday.

Stanthorpe Police Sergeant Daniel O'Dea said preliminary investigations had concluded the man was driving from Turrella in Sydney to Brisbane.

"The silver Porsche veered onto the wrong side of the road and collided with a truck," Sgt O'Dea said.

"It will take some time to determine the cause."

The 40-year-old learner truck driver sustained a fractured right ankle and his passenger was uninjured.

Police are urging motorists to drive to conditions and rest on long trips.

Stanthorpe Border Post

Confirmed: When COVID restrictions will ease

Premium Content Confirmed: When COVID restrictions will ease

Coronavirus Qld: COVID restrictions will ease at 6am on Thursday

Man punches wife, calls her N-word in front of children

Premium Content Man punches wife, calls her N-word in front of children

Man will be able to keep his Blue Card and job at a local school

DON'T MISS IT: Activate your free bonus for big rewards

Premium Content DON'T MISS IT: Activate your free bonus for big rewards

Did you know you can get even more – for free?