Traffic crash and road closures at Yungaburra

Police are investigating a traffic crash which occurred in Yungaburra earlier today.

Shortly after 12:45pm, a semi-trailer travelling along Gillies Range Road carrying a crane, overturned.

The driver was not injured and was able to exit the truck.

Recovery of the semi-trailer and crane will commence tomorrow morning, October 3, from 9am for approximately 5-6 hours.

During this time, the Gillies Range Road will be closed. Please avoid the area.

Diversions will be in place for traffic to travel via the Kuranda Range or the Palmerston Highway, to and from the Tablelands and Cairns.

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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