Driver charged for crash that killed loved former Gympie man
A MAN has been charged over a traffic crash that killed 44-year-old former Gympie man and father from Brisbane Jamie Bird.
Police will allege a Toyota Prado travelling west on Eumundi-Noosa Road about 3.15pm on June 24 crossed double lines and collided with a Mazda travelling east. The Mazda ran off the road and down an embankment.
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The driver of the Mazda was pronounced dead at the scene. His 13-year-old son, who was also in the car, was cared for by emergency services and others who rushed to the scene.
Police have charged the driver of the Prado, a 65-year-old Kidaman Creek man, with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death.
He will appear at the Noosa Magistrates Court on September 18.