TRUCK CRASH: The scene of the smash on the Bruce Hwy where two trucks collided today.
TRUCK CRASH: The scene of the smash on the Bruce Hwy where two trucks collided today.

Multi-vehicle crash closes Bruce Hwy south of Miriam Vale

UPDATE 4.05pm: The AGL Action Rescue Helicopter has landed on the Bruce Hwy near Lowmead where two trucks collided around 12.30pm today.

The cabin of one of the trucks was damaged in the crash.  Its 59-year-old driver suffered abdominal injuries. 

The Brisbane man was treated at the scene by the helicopter's flight paramedic before being airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the other truck escaped with minor injuries after the truck their truck rolled.

UPDATE 2.30pm: One lane of the Bruce Hwy is now open and traffic is slowly getting through in each direction, according to police.

Earlier: The Bruce Hwy is closed in both directions following a multi-vehicle crash at Lowmead.

Queensland Police advise short delays are expected.

The highway is closed to all traffic at the Granite Creek rest area, 40km south of Miriam Vale.

Traffic is being diverted via Bundaberg through to Miriam Vale.

Police say the highway is expected to remain closed until after 5pm.

Two trucks are reportedly involved in the crash.



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