Truck company describes fatal crash as 'gut-wrenching'
UPDATE: The company that owns the truck involved in this morning's fatal traffic crash in Mt Lofty has offered its condolences to the family of the 37-year-old victim.
CJ's Bulk Handling owner John Abbott described the incident as "gut-wrenching" and offered sincere thoughts to the family.
"This is a very, very tragic thing that has happened," Mr Abbott said.
"Our thoughts are with the family at this time.
"Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of the man."
He said counselling had been offered to the truck driver, 35, who had taken leave from the company in the short term.
11AM: Police have advised the fatal crash scene at the Mary and Bridge St intersection has been cleared.
The prime mover truck has been towed from the scene.
Toowoomba City Patrol Group Inspector Mark Wheeler said the 37-year-old motorcyclist's family had been notified.
He said investigators would prepare a report for the coroner.
10AM: Forensic Crash Unit and Scenes of Crime officers are at the scene and will investigate the cause of the crash in which a male motorcyclist was killed this morning.The intersection of Bridge and Mary St remains closed to motorists and traffic control is in place.
A 37-year-old Toowoomba man was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Toowoomba City Patrol Group Inspector Mark Wheeler said emergency services would look at a number of factors during the investigations including whether speed or driver error played a part.
Insp Wheeler said early indications suggested the motorcycle and a prime-mover were travelling north along Mary St and were turning left onto Bridge St.
He said indications suggested the motorcyclist had crashed into the wheels of the truck.
The male driver of the truck was shaken but uninjured, Insp Wheeler said.
He said police would continue to speak with witnesses to the incident.
8AM: A motoryclist has been killed in an early-morning crash involving a semi-trailer on the corner of Bridge and Mary Sts in Toowoomba.
The crash happened about 7.25am.
Paramedics remain at the scene.
Motorists are warned to avoid the intersection as traffic blocks are in place.