Two people die as boat capsizes in Moreton Bay off Brisbane

August 19, 2020

Two men have died after their boat capsized in Moreton Bay this afternoon.

Police were notified of the overturned vessel by a passing boat just after 1pm.

The crew from the passing boat rescued a 70-year-old Alexandra Hills man from the water and commenced first aid prior to the arrival of emergency services.

He could not be revived and died on scene a short time later.

A second man, 75-years-old from Tinana, was transported by air to hospital where he later died.

Police will prepare a report will be prepared for the coroner.