Serious crash (Shaw) at Townsville

Police have responded to a collision between a tanker truck and a car in Shaw this morning.

Initial investigations indicate, shortly after 10 am at the intersection of Shaw Road and the Bruce Highway an LPG gas tanker has collided with a car.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or may have dash cam footage to contact police.

Some diversions are currently in place and the Bruce Highway is closed in that area.

Closures will remain in place for approximately two hours and motorists are advised to avoid the area where possible.

Some businesses in the area are self-evacuating.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

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