Bike rider killed in tragedy at Willowbank
ONE man was killed and another rushed to hospital with spinal injuries after a motorcycle crash at Queensland Raceway.
The Queensland Ambulance Service was called to the raceway in Willowbank in response to a motorcycle crash involving two people at about 11.15am on Wednesday.
A 23-year-old man went into cardiac arrest and died at the scene and the another was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital where he was in a stable condition on Wednesday afternoon.
Queensland Raceway said the 23-year-old was one of its regular Moto Ride Day riders.
A spokeswoman said the man "died as a result of injuries received when he ran into the rear wheel of another motorbike whilst exiting turn five at Queensland Raceway today".
"Police are notifying the family of the young, but quite experienced rider of their loss," she added.
"This is a very sad occurrence and our hearts go out to the family in the hope that it brings some consolation to them. Police officers attended the scene of the crash and have made a report of the incident."