UPDATE: B-double carrying ammonium nitrate crashes into car

UPDATE 4.30PM: EMERGENCY services are no longer on the scene of a B-double and car crash on the Capricorn Hwy in Kalapa. 

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said four patients were treated on scene, but none needed to be transported to hospital.

The B-double was carrying ammonium nitrate when it crashed into the rear end of a car about 2.15pm.

A QFES spokeswoman earlier said there was no damage to the trailer.

 

UPDATE 3.10PM: FOUR patients are being treated by paramedics after a B-double truck carrying ammonium nitrate crashed into the rear of a car. 

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services were called to the accident on the Capricorn Hwy in Kalapa, about 35km out of Rockhampton about 2.15pm.

They arrived on scene at 2.41pm and remain on site.

"It appears the truck went into the rear of the car, so it was a rear-end incident," the spokeswoman said.

"Four patients are in care of the ambulance, no entrapments.

"We are still on scene.

"We believe it may have been a B-double carrying ammonium nitrate, but there was no damage."

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics remained on scene, where they were treating four patients, but was likely no one would be transported.

 

 

 

 

INITIAL, 2.25PM: EMERGENCY services are on the way to a truck vs car crash on the Capricorn Hwy in Kalapa.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said crews had not yet arrived on scene, but they had been advised two patients might have some back and neck pain.

Initial reports indicate the crash is near the Warren crossing.

More to come.


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