Driver suffers burns in truck fire

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A man is being treated for burns in Pakenham after a truck fire on the Princes Freeway late Wednesday morning 20 April.

A truck became “fully engulfed“ in flames outbound on the Princes Freeway, about 11.30am, near the McGregor Road exit.

Paramedics were treating a man with burns to his hands at the scene.

Police and four CFA trucks were called to the scene to douse the smouldering truck.

Traffic was banked back to the Cardinia Road exit.

Originally published at Pakenham Gazette.


About Alana Mitchelson

Alana Mitchelson is a journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Follow her on Twitter at @AlanaMitchelson.

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