Section of highway closed following car, garbage truck crash

UPDATE 9.30AM: A section of the Brisbane Valley Hwy that was closed following an early morning traffic crash has re-opened.

Emergency services were called to the highway at Fernvale after a garbage truck and a car collided just after 6am.

A man was taken to hospital with chest injuries.

Police closed one lane of the highway for some time but the road was open to traffic by 7.15am.

The crash came just hours before a car crashed into a guard rail on the highway on-ramp at Blacksoil just after 8.20am.

Traffic was not impacted from the second incident.

UPDATE 7.30AM: A MAN has been taken to Ipswich Hospital stable with chest injuries following a truck and vehicle crash on the Brisbane Valley Hwy just after 6am.

A Queensland Police Spokesperson said one lane inbound towards Ipswich would be closed while crews worked to clear the scene but it was too early to estimate when the road would re-open.

 

7AM: ONE lane of the Brisbane Valley Hwy is closed this morning following a garbage truck and car collision at Fernvale.

Emergency services are on scene at the crash following the incident just after 6am.

A male patient is being treated on scene for rib injuries.

A Queensland Police Spokesperson said one lane inbound towards Ipswich would be closed while crews worked to clear the scene but it was too early to estimate when the road would re-open.



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