A tragic accident has taken place in the Lockyer Valley west of Ipswich recently claiming the life of a motorbike rider.
The man was killed after falling from the motorbike and being hit by a truck.
The man, in his twenties was riding east on the motorbike on the Warrego Highway at Hatton Vale when he fell on to the road when in a freak accident a passing truck fatally struck the man as he lay on the highway.
The truck driver was not injured but the motorbike rider was killed.
The incident is being investigated by the Forensic Crash unit.