Young man dies in horror motorbike crash

A young man has died after losing control of his motorbike in Maroochydore on Monday night.

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating the single vehicle traffic crash, where two men were thrown from the bike and neither was wearing a helmet.

Initial investigations indicate at 10.15pm the motorcyclist and a pillion passenger were headed north on Centenary Crescent when the rider lost control of the motorbike on a curve and hit the gutter. The rider, a 25-year-old Maroochydore man, died at the scene.

The passenger, also a 25-year-old Maroochydore man, was transported to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigations are continuing.