Paramedics are at the scene of a crash in Bowen. Picture: Heidi Petith
Paramedics are at the scene of a crash in Bowen. Picture: Heidi Petith

Three taken to hospital after truck rollover near Bowen

UPDATE 4.20PM: All paramedics have now left the scene of a truck rollover outside Bowen.

A man in his 30s was transported to Bowen Hospital earlier with minor chest injuries after the crash on Peter Delemothe Rd.

A Queensland Ambulance Services spokeswoman said two other men had also been transported to Bowen Hospital in a stable condition.

Emergency services were called to the crash scene about 1.09pm with initial reports suggesting a tyre blowout caused the truck to roll.

UPDATE 3.15PM: A man in his 30s has been taken to hospital after a truck rollover outside Bowen.

A Queensland Ambulance Services spokeswoman said the man had suffered minor chest injuries and was taken to Bowen Hospital in a stable condition.

A second ambulance crew remained at the scene on Peter Delemothe Rd, she said.

Emergency services were called to the rollover, which occurred about 30km south of Bowen, about 1.09pm.

Initial reports suggested a tyre blowout caused the single-vehicle crash.

INITIAL: PARAMEDICS are assessing three people after a truck rollover outside Bowen.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Peter Delemothe Rd, about 30km south of Bowen, about 1.09pm.

A Queensland Ambulance Services spokeswoman said paramedics were assessing three people but they appeared to have minor or no injuries.

Initial reports suggested a tyre blowout caused the rollover, she said.

Firefighters were also called to the crash and are in the process of making the scene safe.


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