UPDATE: A MOTORCYCLIST has died in a crash in the Adelaide Hills taking the national holiday road toll to 25.
Police said the rider died in the crash at Woodside about 11am.
THE CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR NATIONAL ROAD TOLL STANDS AT 23 AFTER FIVE DAYS:
- NSW - 7
- VICTORIA - 6
- QUEENSLAND -3
- WA - 4
- SA - 4
- TASMANIA - 1
- ACT - 0
- NT - 0
- TOTAL - 23
At about the same time another motorcyclist was seriously hurt in an unrelated crash at Dublin, north of Adelaide, and was airlifted to hospital.
Earlier in the day, a 19-year-old male died when a quad bike and a four-wheel drive collided at Amamoor in Queensland.
Police said the crash was on Amamoor Creek Rd at 9.35am.
He was the second person to die on Queensland roads in about 12 hours.
A 25-year-old man died when he was hit by a truck on the Logan Motorway south of Brisbane last night.
Reports suggest his car broke down and he was hit as he stood on the roadway.
Meanwhile, in Mudgee, in central western NSW, a man died after he was hit by a station wagon while he was standing next to his car.
The 50-year-old man suffered extensive injuries and died at the scene. His death took the NSW toll to seven.
The female driver of the Ford, aged in her 30s, was taken to hospital for mandatory blood tests.
The latest fatality follows five deaths in four separate accidents on NSW roads on Boxing Day.
In Adelaide, one person was killed in a two-car crash about 1.20pm (CDT) yesterday at an intersection at Penfield Gardens.
A second person has been airlifted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
And in western Victoria, a driver was killed when his car veered into the path of an oncoming truck and burst into flames on a straight stretch of the Princes Highway at Warncoort, near Colac, just before 7am (AEDT).
The driver of the car died at the scene, while the truck driver received minor injuries.