Man killed in tragic highway incident

A MAN has died after he was hit by a car crossing the Cunningham Highway near Ipswich overnight.

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating the fatal traffic incident at Purga.

Preliminary inquiries indicate about 6.15pm Monday night a man was crossing the Cunningham Highway near Middle Rd when he has been hit by a sedan travelling north bound.

The 38-year-old Mundubbera man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the sedan was not physically injured in the incident.

Investigations are continuing.

South Burnett


Woman charged over Gympie stabbing done for drink driving

premium_icon Woman charged over Gympie stabbing done for drink driving

AN ‘OUTRAGEOUSLY high’ alcohol reading, on top of serious painkillers, was not...

UPDATE: Day 15 of Fraser Island fire

UPDATE: Day 15 of Fraser Island fire

QPWS rangers are currently managing the fire

NAPLAN: How Gympie region’s top school did it

premium_icon NAPLAN: How Gympie region’s top school did it

The principal of Gympie’s best performing school reveals the secret to their...