Highway re-open after truck carrying books rolled

UPDATE 10AM: THE Warrego Hwy has re-opened after an earlier two-truck crash at Glenore Grove this morning.

Two trucks collided in the east bound lanes near the Forrest Hill Ferndale Rd intersection at 5.15am. 

A Queensland Police spokesperson said traffic from both west bound lanes was being diverted while one lane east bound was closed.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson said one of the trucks was empty and the one that fell over was carrying books.

The spokesperson was unable to say what kind of books.

UPDATE 7.15AM: EMERGENCY services and a heavy vehicle recovery unit are still on the scene of a two-truck crash at on the Warrego Hwy at Glenore Grove.

Two trucks collided in the east bound lanes near the Forrest Hill Ferndale Rd intersection at 5.15am. 

A Queensland Police spokesperson said traffic from both west bound lanes was being diverted while one lane east bound was closed.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson said one of the trucks was empty and the one that fell over was carrying books.

The spokesperson was unable to say what kind of books.

An absorbent material was used to clean up spilled fluid but authorities said it was not hazardous.

Paramedics assessed both drivers but there were no injuries.

INITIAL: EMERGENCY services have this morning closed the Warrego Hwy following an earlier traffic crash. 

Two trucks collided in the east bound lanes near the Forrest Hill Ferndale Rd intersection at Glenore Grove at 5.15am. 

A Queensland Police spokesperson said traffic from both west bound lanes was being diverted while one lane east bound was closed. 

One of the trucks has rolled but both drivers were able to escape.

Paramedics are also on scene. 

Queensland Police have closed the highway and are warning diversions are in place but delays are likely. 

It comes after a single vehicle traffic crash on the Warrego Hwy at Haigslea at 5.34am. 

A woman is speaking to police about the crash but it is not blocking the road. 

One person has been taken to Ipswich Hospital for treatment.


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