Truck stranded in Balliang field

Lui Zacher
February 6, 2023 / 7:59 am

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A “truck and dog” crashed through fencing and ended up in a field in Balliang on Monday afternoon.

The incident occurred around 3pm when it’s believed a truck veered off Geelong – Bacchus Marsh Road near Balliang Creek between Swamp Road and School Road.

As of 6:30pm, the trailer had been winched out of the paddock but the truck remained stuck.

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The truck remained bogged in the paddock around 6:00pm on Monday

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson says a man, believed to be the driver, was taken to hospital

“A man in his 40s suffered a head injury and was transported to Geelong Hospital in a stable condition.”

Victoria Police remained on the scene directing traffic around a heavy haulage unit partially taking up the Geelong bound lane.

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 The stretch of road where the truck veered off, into a paddock.



Images: Geelong Broadcasters & Google Street View