Driver caught with magic mushroom drug in fatal crash

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An unlicensed driver caught with psychedelic drugs found in magic mushrooms has been charged after a horror crash left one motorcyclist dead and another fighting for life north of Brisbane.

A 57-year-old motorcyclist died in the crash at Burpengary, with a 60-year-old man critically injured when the pair collided with an oncoming sedan late Sunday afternoon.

Police will allege the sedan driver - a 31-year-old Eumundi man - was found with Psilocybin at the time of the fatal crash.

Psilocybin is a naturally occurring psychedelic compound in fungi, commonly known as magic mushrooms. 

The sedan driver's licence had also been suspended. 

He is due to face the Maroochydore Magistrates on Monday, charged with dangerous driving causing death and possession and driving under the influence of liquor or a drug.