Jack-knifed truck causes serious delays in Brisbane

By: Michael House


Brisbane's Wynnum Road has reopened after a truck has jack-knifed causing disruption to morning peak hour traffic

February 19, 2010

Wynnum Road in south-east Brisbane is now reopen after a Volvo truck jack-knifed on the busy thoroughfare at 7.50am this morning, close to the Gateway Motorway overpass.

A Queensland Police spokeswoman says the driver of the truck encountered trouble with the brakes which caused the truck to roll over.

No one was injured in the crash and the inbound lanes of Wynnum Road, close to the Gateway Motorway Overpass were closed for some time causing considerable delays to morning peak hour traffic

Police had urged motorists in the area travelling to the city to seek alternate routes.

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