Truck bridge strike causes chaos for morning commuters


Queensland Police are urging motorists to avoid the roads around Oxley Road railway bridge at Corinda after a bridge strike earlier this morning.

Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said it may take up to six hours to clear the wedged Lindsay Transport truck.

Translink has reported that Route 104 and 106 buses travelling along Oxley Road have been delayed up to 20 minutes.

Northbound traffic is being directed along Martindale St and Oxford Road southbound traffic is being diverted along Jerrold Street.

Meanwhile, The Courier Mail reports that congestion is building in Mansfield after a two-vehicle crash on Wecker Road near the intersection with Ham Road.

Paramedics were called to the incident just after 6am and are providing care for an elderly motorist.

Police are urging motorists to use caution in the area.

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