Message from the Chief Commissioner

Fatal motorcycle collision in Fitzroy North

Release date: Wed 7 March 2007

Last updated: Thu 8 March 2007

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal motorcycle collision at Fitzroy North this morning.

Police have been told the rider and his male passenger were travelling north on Rae Street when the rider lost control of the bike at the intersection of St Georges Road shortly after 1am.

Both the rider and passenger, who were not wearing helmets or protective clothing, collided with a wall of the Tramway Hotel.

The rider and passenger were transported to hospital where the passenger, a 20-year-old Queenslander, died a few hours later.

The rider remains in a critical condition.

Members from the Major Collision Investigation Unit are investigating.


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Senior Constable Bradi Owens
Media Officer

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