Crash claims life of 18-year-old man

UPDATE: A single vehicle crash at Brassall this morning claimed the life of an 18-year-old Gatton man.

Initial investigations indicate the man was driving east along the Warrego Highway when his vehicle left the roadway and collided with a tree at around 4.45am.

The man, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was declared deceased at the scene.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.

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THERE are major delays on the Warrego Hwy at Brassall due to a serious crash.

Emergency services were called to the scene just before 5am this morning and were forced to close all eastbound lanes.

Diversions are in place. Drivers have been told to expect delays and avoid the area if possible.