A TRUCK driver is fighting to stay alive in hospital this afternoon after being ejected from a semi-trailer in a horror crash on the Bruce Highway north of Brisbane.
The man in his 50s was travelling south along the highway at Burpengary East on Monday morning when he lost control of his rig around 6.30am.
Police said the semi-trailer veered across all three southbound lanes near the Arthur Drewett Drive overpass before smashing to a concrete barrier in the middle of the highway.
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The driver was ejected from his cabin after his door was flung open on impact with the concrete barrier.
He sustained life-threatening injuries after landing on the road.
Police said the truck then continued out-of-control along the highway before coming to a stop around 300m away.
Miraculously, no other vehicles were hit during the incident.
The driver was rushed to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
Police are appealing for any witnesses or people with relevant dashcam vision to contact police.
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