Truck loses banana load off side of Toowoomba Range

A refrigeration trailer down the side of the Toowoomba Range.
A refrigeration trailer down the side of the Toowoomba Range.

A REFRIGERATION trailer loaded with bananas detached from a truck and slid down the side of the Toowoomba Range overnight.

The incident occurred on the up-section about 8.20pm.

Emergency services were called to the close the Range and recover the trailer, which had slid 10 metres down the escarpment.

A considerable amount of diesel was spilt during the incident.

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Emergency services were called to recover this trailer from the side of the Toowoomba Range.
Emergency services were called to recover this trailer from the side of the Toowoomba Range.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crews left the scene about 9.25pm.

The up-section was still closed an hour later.

The driver of the truck was not injured.


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