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Update: Truck driver reported following Glen Osmond crash

12 Sep 2019 2:11pm

The driver of a heavy vehicle has been reported following a crash last night involving a number of vehicles at Glen Osmond.

Police and emergency services were called to Glen Osmond Road at about 6.30pm last night after a truck allegedly burnt out its’ brakes while descending the South Eastern Freeway. The driver failed to use an arrester bed and collided with seven vehicles (including a minibus) at the exit of the Freeway.

Several people were treated at the scene by paramedics, with one man taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The truck driver, a 57-year-old man from Queensland was issued a defect notice for faulty brakes, and was directed to have the semi-trailer further inspected. Following further investigation, police from the Heavy Vehicle Enforcement Section reported him this morning for driving in a dangerous manner and failing to engage his vehicle in a low gear. He was also issued with a six month immediate loss of license and will be summonsed to appear in court at a date to be fixed.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or has dashcam footage of the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au