A man in his 50s has been taken to hospital after a truck roll over at Gumlu
A man in his 50s has been taken to hospital after a truck roll over at Gumlu

Water tanker rolls, leaks diesel and injures man

UPDATE: A MAN reportedly in his 50's has been taken to Ayr Hospital after a semi-trailer roll over at Gumlu. 

The incident occured on Tondara Road, Gumlu, with a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman confirming the man had been transported to hospital in a stable condition with back and shoulder injuries. 

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokeswoman said crews had attended the scene, where it looked like a semi-trailer truck carrying water tanks had flipped on its side. 

She said the crew had made the scene and truck safe, with a diesel leak from the truck being reported.

She said the man had not been entrapped in the vehicle. 

 

INITIAL 4:20PM: EMERGENCY services are on their way to a reported vehicle roll over north of Bowen. 

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the incident has occured at Gumlu, approximately 20kms south-east of Gumlu. 

Three appliances are currently en route and it is unknown the extent of the injuries, however she said it "looked pretty significant". 

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said that an ambulance crew is currently on their way to the scene, with no information currently available. 


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