Highland Lakes Rd has been blocked.
Highland Lakes Rd has been blocked.

Truck carrying 80m turbine blade rolls

HIGHLAND Lakes Rd has been completely blocked after a truck rollover, and is likely to remain closed for about 12 hours.

In a brief statement about 6.20am, police said they were attending a rollover at Apsley, 3km to the Bothwell side of the intersection with Lower Marshes Rd. No injuries were reported.

In an update about 7.20am, police said the road was completely blocked, and given the logistics involved in clearing the scene, the road was likely to remain closed for about 12 hours.

Police advised motorists to avoid the area, and those with essential travel to use an alternative route.

In a further update about 8.20am, police said the road was blocked by the truck and an 80m wind turbine blade it was carrying.


Maybe give this bay a miss if you want to take a dip

premium_icon Maybe give this bay a miss if you want to take a dip

BALLINA’S popular swimming spot has received a poor water quality rating by Ballina...

Finally, some good news for farmers

premium_icon Finally, some good news for farmers

WHAT a difference some rain can make – cattle prices and demand surges across...

Your only chance to get Splendour locals tickets

premium_icon Your only chance to get Splendour locals tickets

THIS weekend, organisers will allow locals to buy tickets to the 2020 version of...