Truck & freight train collide at Picton

August 24, 2023 10:28 am in by
Picton fire & rescue 421

A lucky escape for a truck driver after the rear of his vehicle collided with a Pacific National freight train carrying 900 tonnes of concrete dust at Picton.

The incident took place around 11:30am yesterday, near the intersection of Maldon Bridge Road and Picton Road.

Train services were interrupted for hours, but fortunately no one was injured.

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Surprisingly the rear of the truck only suffered minor damage.

Transport officials are now investigating how the truck came to a standstill on the track.