Truck rolls, and logs with it, just hours af­ter an­other crash

Isis Town and Country - - News -

A LOG­GING truck caused chaos on the Bruce Hwy af­ter it rolled and lost its load about 5km north of Booyal.

The 48-year-old driver from the Rock­hamp­ton area re­ceived mi­nor in­juries and was trans­ported to Bund­aberg Hospi­tal in a sta­ble con­di­tion.

Emer­gency crews were called to the crash about 2.45pm on Tues­day and worked to di­rect traf­fic around the in­ci­dent as logs were strewn across the road and the side of the high­way for about 100m.

One lane of the high­way was closed for a num­ber of hours as the truck was up-righted and the logs re­moved.

This in­ci­dent was the sec­ond truck crash on the stretch of high­way af­ter an ear­lier in­ci­dent just 2km north at about 11am.

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing.

PHOTO: MIKE KNOTT

LOG JAM: A log­ging truck lost its load on the Bruce Hwy north of Booyal.

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