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Bruce Hwy closes to remove crash wreckage

UPDATE 11.47AM: A Queensland Police spokesman confirmed that the Bruce Highway is now clear and has been reopened in all directions following this morning's truck and caravan rollover. 

UPDATE 10.54AM: POLICE have closed the Bruce Highway after this morning's truck and caravan rollover.

Delays are expected and motorists should avoid the area after a truck and caravan rolled on the Bruce Hwy.
Delays are expected and motorists should avoid the area after a truck and caravan rolled on the Bruce Hwy.

A Queensland Police spokesman said the southbound lanes have all reopened, but the northbound lanes are now closed so the wreckage can be removed.

The two occupants of the truck have escaped unharmed.

Paramedics assessed the pair at the crash scene, but the crash left both uninjured. 

QAS have now left the scene, with police and tow trucks remaining to clear the wreckage. 

UPDATE 10.29AM: A truck and caravan rollover has shut down part of the Bruce Highway on the Sunshine Coast.

The truck towing a car and caravan rolled down a hill before coming to a crashing halt outside of Freedom Fuels, between the Parklands and Yandina exits; turning the highway into a commuter's nightmare.

Police are at the scene of the crash, directing traffic around the chaos.

A truck and caravan rollover has shut down part of the Bruce Highway on the Sunshine Coast.
A truck and caravan rollover has shut down part of the Bruce Highway on the Sunshine Coast. Clayton's Towing

A police spokesman advised that the fast lane of the Bruce has been closed.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics have assessed the two occupants of the truck.

The pair have escaped the crash without injury.

Tow trucks are currently on scene.

Delays are expected and motorists should avoid the area if possible.

The truck towing a car and caravan rolled down a hill before coming to a crashing halt outside of Freedom Fuels.
The truck towing a car and caravan rolled down a hill before coming to a crashing halt outside of Freedom Fuels.

BREAKING: A truck pulling a car and caravan has rolled on the Sunshine Coast.

Emergency services are racing to the southbound lanes of the Bruce Highway at Woombye amid reports that a truck towing a car and caravan rolled.

A Queensland Police spokesman said the caravan has rolled into a ditch and the truck is currently lying on its side on the median strip.

Queensland Ambulance confirmed that they are on their way to the crash scene, but were unable to confirm the amount of patients or injuries.

More to come.

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