A TRUCK has rolled 80km north east of Roma, leaving dozens of cattle dead and a driver injured.
A TRUCK has rolled 80km north east of Roma, leaving dozens of cattle dead and a driver injured. Ellen Ransley

Cattle strewn across road following truck rollover

UPDATE 12.30pm: A male truck driver has been transported to Roma Hospital after a serious truck rollover 80km north-east of Roma.

It is believed the truck had lost control coming around the bend before colliding with a tree.

A Queensland Ambulance Services spokeswoman said the male patient was assessed on scene for muscular skeletal injuries.

It is believed 60 cattle have been released and dozens of injured cattle at the scene have had to be shot.

Footage from the scene of a rollover 80km north-east of Roma: A B-Double carrying cattle has rolled over on Roma-Taroom Rd, 80km north-east of Roma.

EARLIER: A B-Double truck has rolled over on the Roma-Taroom Road, believed to have spilt diesel.

The incident occurred around 10:30 this morning, around 80km north-east of Roma on the Roma-Taroom road.

Police, Ambulance and Fire services are proceeding to the scene, with the driver said to be conscious.

The Western Star understands injured cattle are strewn across the road.

More to come.