A 75-year-old local man has died after a single vehicle traffic crash in Mapleton this afternoon.
Preliminary enquires indicate the man was driving along Nambour-Mapleton Road when his vehicle left the road and collided with a tree at around 4.15pm.
The man, the sole occupant on the car, was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane Hospital in a critical condition but has since died from his injuries.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
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