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Cattle destroyed as trucks collide

COLLISION: Emergency services attending the crash site of two trucks 30km north of Monto. Photo Emma Gough/ Central & North Burnett Times
COLLISION: Emergency services attending the crash site of two trucks 30km north of Monto. Photo Emma Gough/ Central & North Burnett Times Emma Gough

MORE than 30 cattle have been destroyed following a truck crash on the Burnett Hwy near Monto on Wednesday.

The accident happened at 12.30pm after one truck attempted to overtake the other truck and the trailers collided.

Both B-Double trucks were carrying a full load of cattle.

Eidsvold police said 30 cattle were destroyed at the scene but more were destroyed later in the day due to their injuries.

Police said it was a low-speed incident.


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