The driver killed in the crash on Thursday, in the vicinity of Yarrowkabra on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway, has been identified as logger Wilford Lim.
Lim, 53, also known as ‘Chowmein,’ of Lot 415 Kuru Kururu, Linden-Soesdyke Highway was heading home at the time of the accident.
It was surmised that the pick-up he was driving toppled several times and crashed off the road after one of its tyres blew out, causing him to lose control of the vehicle.
Lim was a father of three.
According to his daughter Angeline, she got the fateful call around 7:30 pm on Thursday from someone who found his phone on the highway. She said that she and other family members immediately went to the scene of the accident. She added that to her knowledge, her father was the only person in the vehicle at the time.