Police responding to truck crash at Mackay

Police are appealing for information regarding a truck crash that occurred on Bakers Creek Bridge near Mackay early yesterday morning.

Preliminary investigations indicate around 5.20am, a prime mover truck travelling along the Bruce Highway at Bakers Creek veered off Bakers Creek Bridge, landing in the creek below.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 33-year-old Forest Lake man, was assessed by paramedics at the scene and transported to Mackay Base Hospital for further treatment of his injuries.

The truck will be recovered from the creek for examination as part of the investigation.

Forensic Crash Unit are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has dash cam footage from the area is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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