Driver escapes after truck hits overhead powerlines

THE driver of a truck which hit overhead power lines this afternoon managed to escape the incident without injury.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Freestone Rd about 3.50pm with reports the truck had hit the power lines.

The truck driver was not injured in the incident.

Ergon crews remained on scene assessing the incident and securing the area.


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