TRUCK CRASH: Emergency services are at the scene of a truck rollover on the Bruxner Hwy, west of Casino today.
TRUCK CRASH: Emergency services are at the scene of a truck rollover on the Bruxner Hwy, west of Casino today.

Cattle euthanised after truck rollover near Casino

UPDATE, Thursday, 9am: SEVERAL animals had to be put down after sustaining serious injuries when a cattle truck transporting them rolled over on the Bruxner Hwy on Wednesday.

Richmond Police District Acting Inspector Russell Ewing said the truck was transporting a full load when it rolled on the highway at Piora, around 16km west of Casino.

"The cattle on board were released, most without serious injury," he said.

"A couple had to be euthanised by council rangers."

 

UPDATE 2.30pm: CREWS from three fire brigades are at the scene of a truck rollover on the Bruxner Hwy.

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Rural Fire Service Inspector Daniel Ainsworth said crews from Casino and Woodview RFS and a crew from Fire & Rescue Casino were at the incident.

TRUCK CRASH: A truck rolled over on the Bruxner Hwy at Piora, west of Casino around 12.20pm on Wednesday. Photo: Pascale Osanz
TRUCK CRASH: A truck rolled over on the Bruxner Hwy at Piora, west of Casino around 12.20pm on Wednesday. Photo: Pascale Osanz Pascale Osanz

"The crews are providing fire protection during the salvage operation," he said.

More to come.

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Original story: A TRUCK has rolled over on the Bruxner Hwy and emergency services are currently on scene.

It is understood Ambulance NSW were called to attend the single-vehicle incident at Piora west of Casino, about 12.30pm.

The driver has been assessed and taken to the Casino Memorial Hospital.

Other emergency services are still at the scene.

More to come.