TRUCK CRASH: Ambulance crews are on their way to a truck crash around 1km east of Tabulam on the Bruxner Hwy.
TRUCK CRASH: Ambulance crews are on their way to a truck crash around 1km east of Tabulam on the Bruxner Hwy. Daily Telegraph

Truck driver suffers head injuries after Bruxner Hwy crash

UPDATE 2pm: THE driver of a truck which crashed off the Bruxner Highway 1km east of Tabulam is on his way to hospital.
"We have picked up the driver who had lacerations to the right side of head by road," an ambulance spokesperson said.
"He is in a stable condition and being taken to Lismore Base Hospital and expected to arrive there within 15 minutes."

 

UPDATE 1:10pm: POLICE have found the driver of a truck which crashed 1km east of Tabulam wandering near the scene, and said he appears to be suffering from head injuries.

Richmond Police District Inspector Darren Cloake said the driver is currently being attended by paramedics.

"Our police are at the scene and they called an ambulance," he said.

"The driver appears to have some head injuries."

Insp the truck is causing traffic to slow and he asked drivers to be patient.

"There may be some delays for the traffic," he said.

"A further police car is on its way." 

 

ORIGINAL STORY: EMERGENCY services are on their way to the scene of a truck crash on the Bruxner Highway near the Long Gully Road Fires.

It is understood the vehicle has run off the road.

An Ambulance NSW spokesman said paramedics were alerted to the incident around 12.30 pm today.

"The incident has happened on the eastern side off Tabulam on the Bruxner Hwy about 1km out of town," he said.

"Police are on scene and it seems a truck has run off the road."

He said initial reports indicate the truck driver is out of the cab, but he will be fully assessed when paramedics arrive at the scene.

More to come.



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