A tyre blow-out caused two trucks collided but the results could have been far worse.ELAINE COONEY April 22, 2014 3:10am
Debris was scattered across the Midland Hwy, mainly fibreglass from the refrigeration van. Photo: Elaine Cooney
Two trucks collided on the Midland Hwy on Thursday as a result of a blown-out tyre.
One truck driver, a Melbourne man, 59, was taken to Bendigo Base Hospital with shoulder and elbow injuries.
The other driver, 31, was treated for shock at the scene.
Goornong police Officer in Charge Senior Constable Darren Scherger said it appeared the front right wheel of a cement mixer blew out as it travelled in the direction of Elmore.
He said the front part of the truck hit a refrigeration van side-on as it travelled in the opposite direction.
If the incident had happened a second earlier, the trucks would have hit head on, he said.
Coca-Cola Amatil has confirmed it will be pressing on with its $100 million redevelopment of SPC Ardmona.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
A snake was spotted this afternoon.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
A theatre production with a difference is coming to Seymour.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
Remembering Australian political giant Gough Whitlam who once called on Benalla police to stop then Treasurer Frank Crean on his journey up the Hume to phone the PM.
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