Driver Killed After Concrete Truck Crash


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A cement truck has reportedly crashed and rolled into the Nogo River, west of Monto last Tuesday at around 4:00 in the afternoon.

According to reports, the truck was traversing from the Biloela concrete plant when it crashed which caused the death of its 63-year-old driver.

Based on the initial investigation conducted by the Monto Police, the driver may have lost control of truck when it drove through a gravel corner and hit the front of the bridge and then rolled over to the river bed. The driver was said to have died at the scene.

Rescuers had a hard time recovering the body of the driver due to the weight of the truck which was full of set concrete.

Several government agencies were at the scene to help clear the area.

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