Truckie, 55, passes away two weeks after truck crash near Mackay

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A 55-year-old truckie has passed away this morning (November 20) in the Rockhampton Base Hospital after he was critically injured in a serious traffic crash that occurred in St. Lawrence, south of Mackay, in early November.

Queensland Police say early investigations indicate a truck left the Bruce Highway and crashed into a tree near Wumalgi Road around 7am on November 7.

At the time the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 55-year-old Rural View man, was flown to Rockhampton Base Hospital in a critical condition.

The Forensic Crash Unit are investigating the crash and police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Anyone with information about the crash, or who has dashcam vision, is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at

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