Investigation underway following truck crash near Yass, NSW

Police are investigating after a truck, carrying chickens, crashed down an embankment near Yass today, NSW Police say.

About 1.20am (Monday 2 April 2018), police have been told a semi-trailer travelling west on Burley Griffin Way, Bowning, left the roadway and rolled six metres down an embankment.

The vehicle came to rest in a paddock upside down.

The driver, a 30-year-old man, was taken to Yass Hospital with minor injuries and will later undergo mandatory testing.

Officers from The Hume Police District attended and have commenced an investigation.

One westbound lane remains closed. Visit www.livetraffic.com for more information on traffic diversions.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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