BREAKING: Truck brings down power lines on Warrego Hwy

Update 5.06pm, July 10:

The Warrego Highway at Wallumbilla has now reopened.

“Highway now reopened as of before 5pm,” a QPS spokesman said.

“Powerlines repaired and job’s done!”

Update 4.30pm, July 10:

Queensland Ambulance crews were called to the crash on the corner of Flinders and George Streets at Wallumbilla at 2.55pm.

“The patient involved was completely uninjured,” a QAS spokeswoman said.

“No assessment to be made.”


A TRUCK has crashed into a power pole in Wallumbilla, closing off a section of the Warrego Highway.

The truck was making a turn at a low speed when it hit the pole at 2.50pm on July 10.

“Turning from the highway and collected a power pole; wires down,” a Queensland Police Service spokesman said.

“It’s closed until 5pm with diversions through Wallumbilla.”