Gold Coast man charged after unsecured ladder allegedly caused motorcyclist’s death

A Gold Coast man has been charged after a unsecured ladder fell off the back of his trailer allegedly causing a crash which killed a motorcyclist.

The 40-year-old was driving his ute and trailer on the Pacific Motorway on the morning on November 2 at Nerang when the crash occurred.

Police allege a ladder fell from his trailer into the path of a 53-year-old motorcyclist who was riding behind.

The rider tried to swerve to avoid the ladder but was struck by another vehicle.

The motorcyclist was fatally injured and died at the scene.

A man has been charged after over a crash which killed a motorcyclist at Nerang in November. Credit: 7NEWS

The crash resulted in hours of heavy gridlock on the motorway that morning.

The ute driver has been charged…



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