Springfield Lakes Man Dead Following Vehicle Crash

A 42-year-old Springfield Lakes man has tragically died following a vehicle crash this afternoon, May 4.

The Forensic Crash Unit reports that around 5:45 pm on Saturday, May 4th, the man was driving a Mercedes-Benz hatchback that lost control at the intersection of Highlands Terrace and Summit Drive. The vehicle collided with a tree.

The driver was declared deceased at the scene by emergency responders.

Authorities are investigating the circumstances that led to the fatal crash. They are appealing for any witnesses or individuals who may have dashcam or CCTV footage from the area around the time of the incident to come forward.

The intersection of Highlands Terrace and Summit Drive was closed for several hours while the Forensic Crash Unit documented and investigated the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Policelink by submitting information online at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or calling 131 444, quoting the reference number QP2400763272. Tips can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Published 4-May-2024