Truck loses freight crate in Giro crash

9AM (WEDNESDAY): A TRUCK carrying a crate laden with furniture has crashed on the Thunderbolts Way at Giro.

Thunderbolts Way was closed to traffic for a short time on Tuesday afternoon but re-opened at 7pm that night.

Police, the NSW Ambulance Service, the RFS, SES and Gloucester Shire Council all attended the crash scene

Senior Constable John Broadley from Gloucester Police said the male driver of the truck suffered a serious leg injury in the accident and was transported by ambulance to hospital.

A passenger in the vehicle escaped with minor injuries.

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