Driver, passengers lucky to escape truck crash

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times
VideoA driver and his two passengers have had a lucky escape after a truck slammed into their vehicle in Waterloo.

A driver and his two passengers have had a lucky escape after a truck slammed into their vehicle in Waterloo.

Police say the truck collided with a four-wheel-drive on Waterloo Road near Wild Rose Road about 11.50 this morning.

Picture: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times
Camera IconPicture: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times

It is understood firefighters were called in to help free at least one of the passengers in the vehicle, but all three received only minor injuries.

The truck driver was not injured.

Police confirmed at least one person was taken to hospital by paramedics, but there were no life threatening injuries.

Picture: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times
Camera IconPicture: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times

The RAC Rescue Helicopter also responded to the crash, but was stood down.

There are still some road closures in place in the area.

South West police are investigating.

Picture: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times
Camera IconPicture: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times

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