CRASH: A vehicle has rolled over on the Carnarvon Highway.
CRASH: A vehicle has rolled over on the Carnarvon Highway.

UPDATE: Southwest highway now open after truck rollover

UPDATE 4.19pm:

Queensland Police are still on scene of a cattle truck rollover that happened on the Carnarvon Highway this morning.

The highway was closed during the afternoon to remove the truck, but has since reopened with traffic control in place.

"The driver has been taken to hospital," a Queensland Police spokeswoman said.

"A number of the cattle have been put down.

"There's traffic control going on at the moment."

 

UPDATE 11.43am:

Emergency services and traffic control are at the scene of a truck rollover on the Carnarvon Highway, 30km south of Injune.

The truck, which was carrying livestock, left the road and is on its side.

A male patient has been transported to the Roma Hospital with "spinal precautions" and may have sustained a head injury, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman has said.

The southbound lane of the highway is currently closed and police have confirmed the entire road will need to be blocked off for a short time.

"Some of the animals had to be put down," a Queensland Police Service spokesman said.

Emergency services are currently working to remove the truck and livestock.

 

UPDATE 10.25am:

PARAMEDICS are transporting a male patient to the Roma hospital after a truck rollover 30km south of Injune.

The man is being transported with "spinal precautions".

A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said the highway would need to be closed to clean up the cattle.


UPDATE 9:49am:
AMBULANCES are at the scene of a cattle truck rollover south of Injune on the Carnarvon Highway.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics were assessing one patient who was in a stable condition.

"At the moment we've got an officer on scene," the spokeswoman said.

Police have confirmed the truck has left the road and the driver is out of the vehicle.

"The truck will need to be removed later on," a Queensland Police Service spokesman said.


EARLIER:
A TRUCK has rolled over on the Carnarvon Highway south of Injune this morning.

"A truck has rolled, there's no injuries we believe and the vehicle is off the road," a Queensland Police Service spokesman said.

Police got the call at 9.18am and are on the way to the scene.

 

More to come...


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