Tony Hickey was driving the truck that exploded on Friday.
Tony Hickey was driving the truck that exploded on Friday.

Human remains found at truck explosion site

MT MAGNET Police have recovered human remains believed to be that of missing truck driver Tony Hickey.

Media reports say that Mr Hickey, 67, was driving a truck carrying explosives to a licensed blast site at Bulga Downs station for disposal.

The explosion happened on the afternoon of Friday, July 26, 42km south of Sandstone on the Menzies Road.

A Western Australia Police Force Media spokeswoman told Big Rigs that the matter was being investigated as a Coronial Investigation and a report was being prepared for the Coroner.

Big Rigs

TRIBUTE: Community remembers Bec and her love for Biloela

premium_icon TRIBUTE: Community remembers Bec and her love for Biloela

Biloela says goodbye to active and always helpful member of the community

NO FLY ZONE: Aviators desert Burnett airport

premium_icon NO FLY ZONE: Aviators desert Burnett airport

One tiny, unexpected design flaw is crippling this aerodrome, and aviators say it’s...

750K UPGRADE: Community centre gets expansion

premium_icon 750K UPGRADE: Community centre gets expansion

The Biloela Community Resource Centre will soon be expanded to cope with rising...