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AustraliaRoad closed in both directions outside Brisbane hospital after truck crash

07:00  20 july  2019
07:00  20 july  2019 Source:   brisbanetimes.com.au

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Botany Road was closed in both directions until shortly before 4pm, causing significant delays for drivers and public transport users. While southbound lanes have reopened, all northbound lanes remain closed at Epsom Road while an extensive cleanup continues and repairs are carried out to damaged

A man has died after a truck carrying ethanol burst into flames and started a bushfire on the M1 Pacific Motorway at Cooranbong, south-west of Newcastle. The flames soon spread to nearby bushland on both sides of the freeway, causing it to be closed in both directions between Palmers Road and

Road closed in both directions outside Brisbane hospital after truck crash© Bradley Kanaris A truck rollover has caused a main road at Woolloongabba to close outside the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

A main road on Brisbane's south has been closed outside the Princess Alexandra Hospital after a truck rollover.

Police said a truck carrying a semi-trailer with a shipping crate was travelling southbound on Ipswich Road when it rolled over just after 10am on Saturday at Woolloongabba.

Road closed in both directions outside Brisbane hospital after truck crash© Ben Mihan, Australian Traffic Network A truck rollover has caused the closure of a road at Woolloongabba as emergency services work to clear the scene.

"As the truck rolled over, it's reported that it has hit a few cars and ended up on the other side of the road," a police spokeswoman said.

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A fatal truck crash has closed Picton Road in both directions . Credit:NSW Live Traffic. The other driver was rescued from the wreck has been airlifted to hospital Hazmat crews are currently cleaning up the spill and the highway is expected to be blocked in both directions for up to three more hours.

Road closed in both directions outside Brisbane hospital after truck crash© Australian Traffic Network No one required transportation to hospital.

"The truck's load had spread over most of the lanes on Ipswich Road and it may take quite some time for clean up to be done."

Paramedics assessed six patients who all declined transport to hospital.

Australian Traffic Network spokesman Ben Mihan, who was on scene said cars were towed just after 12.30pm.

"The container ship was coming down Cornwall Street and went around the corner too fast on Ipswich Road and rolled onto its side," he said.

"Three cars got hit as a result of that on Ipswich Road but have been taken from the scene now.

"The container is in the two right turn lanes that are still blocked and it looks like it's going to be there for quite some time."

Search continues for truck driver who struck boy on Queensland road

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials confirmed that a man had to be extricated from a vehicle and was airlifted to a hospital as a trauma alert. Traffic was diverted at U.S. 1 as authorities investigated the crash . No other details were immediately released.

Mr Mihan said traffic was being diverted to O'Keefe Street.

"The road closure has caused delays that are building onto Stanley Street," he said.

"The lanes are closed southbound but if drivers are coming from the shopping centre on O'Keefe Street, they can get back into right lane to get around the crash if they take Tottenham Street.

"Delays southbound are not too bad but if drivers are coming northbound and heading towards Ipswich Road at intersection of Cornwall street, they'll be greeted by a bit of traffic."

The forensic crash unit was investigating.

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