A truckie is trapped on the Bruce Highway after a rollover. Image via 7 News Sunshine Coast
A truckie is trapped on the Bruce Highway after a rollover. Image via 7 News Sunshine Coast

Truckie fights for life after horror Bruce Hwy rollover

UPDATE 9:00am: AFTER being entrapped in the crushed cabin of a truck for hours, the driver has now been airlifted to Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital with reported leg and head injuries. 

Reports indicate the highway is now cleared and traffic returning to normal. 

EARLIER: 8.20am THE driver of the truck has now been removed from the crushed cab, following a serious rollover on the Bruce Hwy early this morning at Glenwood. 

The patient has been transported a few hundred metres further down the road, likely due to the awaiting rescue chopper.   

Traffic is now intermittently being let through, but significant delays are to be expected as tow crews work to retrieve the truck from the embankment.   

A truckie was trapped for hours after a rollover at Glenwood. Image via Kim McDonald
A truckie was trapped for hours after a rollover at Glenwood. Image via Kim McDonald

BREAKING: A man is being treated for serious leg and head injuries after a truck rollover on the Bruce Hwy at Glenwoood just north of the Sunshine Coast.

Queensland Ambulance and emergency services were alerted to the crash just before 7am this morning, at the intersection of the Bruce Hwy and Glenwood School Rd.

Crews are still on scene assessing the patient. A helicopter is on standby if an airlift is required.

One northbound lane of the Bruce Hwy is blocked and extensive delays are expected.

More to come.


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