Cunningham Highway open to traffic after serious crash

UPDATE 4PM: The Cunningham Highway at Mutdapilly has reopened to traffic following a serious crash this morning.

 

UPDATE 11AM: The Cunningham Highway is blocked in both directions following a serious crash this morning.

Initial reports suggest a motorcycle rider has lost an arm and has other serious injuries after his vehicle and a chemical truck collided near Mutdapilly State School about 10.05am.

The rider has been treated at the scene and is being airlifted to hospital.

The truck driver is not injured.

The forensic crash unit and scenes of crime will investigate the crash and the highway will remain closed for several hours.

Police are turning north-bound traffic around near the school, while south-bound traffic is being diverted at Charles Chauvel Dve.

 

A motorcycle has collided with a truck near Mutdapilly State School. Photo: Inga Williams / The Queensland Times
A motorcycle has collided with a truck near Mutdapilly State School. Photo: Inga Williams / The Queensland Times Inga Williams

 

EARLIER: THE Cunningham Highway is blocked at Mutdapilly following a serious crash.

A motorcycle has collided with a truck near Mutdapilly State School.

The rider has sustained multiple serious injuries and is being treated at the scene.

More to come.

A motorcycle has collided with a truck near Mutdapilly State School. Photo: Inga Williams / The Queensland Times
A motorcycle has collided with a truck near Mutdapilly State School. Photo: Inga Williams / The Queensland Times Inga Williams

 



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