Cooroy man killed in horror campervan collision


A Cooroy man has been identified as the motorcycle rider who died in a crash at Black Mountain on Saturday.

Police confirmed the 53-year-old collided with a campervan on Black Mountain Range Rd about 1.40pm.

He sadly died at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the campervan, a 63-year-old man and 64-year-old woman, both from Elliott Heads, were not physically injured.

The Forensic Crash Unit continues to investigate the crash.

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A man has died in a crash with a campervan on a Coast road that has been closed while police investigate.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said a motorcycle rider had died and a 63-year-old man who was driving another vehicle had suffered a cut to his left arm.

The spokeswoman said a 64-year-old woman who was also in the vehicle was uninjured.

A motorbike rider has died in a crash at Black Mountain.
A motorbike rider has died in a crash at Black Mountain. Eden Boyd

Sunshine Coast police District Duty Officer Senior Sergeant Matt Campbell said it looked like speed was a factor in the crash but the Forensic Crash Unit was investigating.

A policeman on scene also confirmed the rider had been killed in a "gruesome" crash.

He said the road would be closed for some time.


Emergency services are at the scene of a serious Sunshine Coast crash involving a motorcycle and a campervan.

Crews were called to Black Mountain at 1.45pm and were working with a patient soon after arrival.

The crash has occurred on Blanckensee Rd near Black Mountain Range Rd.

More to come.