VIDEO: Police motorcyclist almost cleaned up by semi-trailer

A Queensland police officer is lucky to be alive after a near miss with a semi-trailer north of Brisbane.

The officer was travelling south on the Bruce Highway near Maryborough on August 24 when the incident occurred.

Watch a video of it below.


The driver of the semi-trailer was soon caught by police who saw the near miss.

He was charged with dangerous driving and has been fined $2,500 as well as losing his license for six months.

Police have released the video as a warning to all drivers travelling long distances to remain vigilant on the roads and take regular breaks to stop fatigue.