Fatal traffic crash, Miles

Investigations will continue today into a fatal crash on the Warrego Highway west of Miles late yesterday.

Forensic Crash Unit 2
Police say an 88-year-old man has died following the crash that occurred just before five pm.

Early investigations indicate that the vehicle which was towing a caravan was travelling westbound, when, at about 8 kilometres west of Miles, the driver appears to have drifted onto the wrong side of the road.

Police say that when he attempted to correct the vehicles, it overturned.

The an 88-year-old male driver, from Wongaling Beach, was transported to the Miles Hospital where he died a short time later.

The sole passenger, a 73-year-old woman, was not injured.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating today.