a man died after a quad bike crash at Pikes Creek. (File photo)
a man died after a quad bike crash at Pikes Creek. (File photo)

Man dies after quad bike crash in Southern Downs region

A MAN died after he crashed a quad bike on private property at Pikes Creek, 50km west of Stanthorpe. 

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics were called the property at Warhorn Rd, about 7.90pm on Sunday. 

They arrived to find the rider unresponsive and he was pronounced deceased. 

The man died shortly after. 

Southern Downs Patrol Group Acting-Inspector Jamie Deacon said police are investigating the 63-year-old's death. 

"We will have to prepare a report for the coroner," he said.