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Update – Fatal traffic crash, Cardwell

Detectives have charged a 22-year-old man with manslaughter following investigations into a fatal traffic incident at Cardwell last week.

It will be alleged that around 8.45pm on Sunday June 21, the man was involved in a physical altercation with a 46-year-old man on Victoria Street causing him to fall into the path of a truck.

The 46-year-old Innisfail man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A 22-year-old Innisfail man has been charged with one count of manslaughter and is due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on Monday.