District: National Alerts
Ambulance are attending a truck vs car crash on SH27 between
Wardville and Gillert Rd.
The lone driver of the truck
has suffered minor injuries.
An occupant of the car is
deceased. It is not known at this time how many
in the car and/or any description of the deceased.
this area is closed off and units are stationed at the
with Wardville and Gillert to divert
traffic. The traffic volume at the
present time is
described as moderate and will be monitored
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