UPDATE: Westbound lane now open after truck incident

UPDATE 18/04/2021 9.28AM:

The westbound lane on Kirkwood Road, near Kakadu Way reopened late last night after a trailer came off a truck on Saturday morning.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the truck's trailer became unhitched after the roundabout. 

The westbound lane was closed for several hours while emergency services tried to remove the trailer off the road. 

A tow truck from Rockhampton was called about 4pm to remove the trailer. 

A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said the road was still closed at 5.30pm yesterday, however opened later that night. 

EARLIER 17/04/2021 4.23PM: 

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the westbound lane was still blocked near Kirkwood Road and Kakadu Way. 

The QPS spokesman said emergency services were waiting for a tow truck from Rockhampton to remove the trailer off the road. 

More to come. 

UPDATE 2.58PM:

A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said the westbound lane, near Kirkwood Road and Kakadu Way was still blocked. 

More to come. 

INITIAL 12.40PM:

Kirkwood Road and Kakadu Way is blocked after a trailer came off a Woolworths truck on Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called to the corner of Kirkwood Road and Kakadu Way at 11.30am.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the westbound lane is shut from Kakadu Way onwards.

The QPS spokesman said the truck became unhitched off the roundabout.

Kirkwood Road and Kakadu Way is blocked after a trailer came off a B-double truck on Saturday morning.Â
Kirkwood Road and Kakadu Way is blocked after a trailer came off a B-double truck on Saturday morning.Â

He said the road has been damaged, and the truck's trailer has blocked the road completely.

It is unknown when the road will open up again.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said there were no injuries reported.

Gladstone Regional Council has been advised.



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