Man airlifted to hospital after truck rollover between Glen Innes and Emmaville

A man was airlifted with serious injuries following a truck rollover between Glen Innes and Emmaville on Monday afternoon.

Emergency services and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter were called to the accident, which occurred at Rummery's Hill, at 12.30pm on Monday, October 26, following reports of an overturned concrete truck.

The occupant of the overturned truck sustained serious injuries.

Emergency crews arrived on scene were confronted with a cement truck that had left the motorway and rolled down an embankment trapping the driver.

The overturned truck pinned the driver underneath the cabin at Emmaville, north of Glen Innes.


NSW Ambulance Paramedics and the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team treated the male driver for multiple injuries including serious leg fractures.

The male driver was released from the wreckage after being trapped for a number of hours.

Prior to being stabilised he was airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition for further treatment.

The incident occurred on the road between Glen Innes and Emmaville at Rummery's Hill.

The road was closed for six hours while emergency services remained to contain the scene.