Fatal traffic incident at Hendra, QLD

Police are investigating following a fatal traffic incident involving a truck at Hendra this afternoon, Queensland Police say.

Preliminary investigations indicate around 12.45pm a truck travelling westbound on the East West Arterial Road crossed over to the eastbound lanes and collided with three oncoming vehicles.

The truck then continued before crashing into a barrier.

The driver of the rig, a 56-year-old man, could not be revived and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the cause, including whether the truck driver suffered from a medical incident prior to the crash.

The drivers of two other vehicles involved were transported to hospital with minor injuries.

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