Man thrown from truck in horror M1 crash

UPDATE @ 4/4/17: A man is fighting for life after being thrown from a truck which ploughed into a guard rail on the Pacific Motorway yesterday.

The accident occurred around 10.25am, when the driver lost control of his truck southbound at Springwood.

The driver, a 51-year-old man, was thrown from the vehicle and sustained serious life threatening injuries.


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He was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he has undergone emergency surgery.

Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating the cause of the crash.

 

EARLIER @ 3/4/17: A man has been rushed to hospital following a serious truck crash on the Pacific Motorway this morning.

The accident occurred just after 10.30am, when a truck collided with a guard rail southbound at Springwood.

A man, whose age is not known, was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious condition.

Traffic was thrown into chaos at the time of the crash, however it has since eased.

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