Two trucks collide on Bruce Hwy
TWO trucks have collided on the Bruce Highway north of Mt Larcom and it is currently closed in both directions.
A car carrier truck and a B-double truck carrying gravel collided approximately 100 metres north of the service station at Mr Larcom at about 8.45 am this morning.
The drivers were not injured and no other vehicles were involved in the crash.
The accident is 2 kilometres south of another, separate accident which left one man dead.
The highway will remain closed as clean up operations are undertaken.
At this stage it is unknown how long the road will be closed.
UPDATE: Truck driver Bruce Bennett is a lucky man. He was driving his truck north to Cairns this morning when a prime mover travelling south is believed to have jack-knifed in front of him.
He swerved to avoid the truck and just clipped the other truck and ended up in a ditch, where he brought the truck to a stop.
"If I had been going much faster I wouldn't have been so lucky," Mr Bennett said at the scene.
Police and onlookers were amazed that Mr Bennett managed to avoid a more serious accident.