A semi trailer is blocking the Sunshine Motorway.
A semi trailer is blocking the Sunshine Motorway.

Sunshine Motorway cleared after semi-trailer jackknifes

UPDATE 2PM:

TRAFFIC is flowing again on the Sunshine Motorway after a semi-trailer crash at Peregian earlier this afternoon. 

The semi-trailer jackknifed just before lunchtime, causing traffic to bank up in the southbound lanes. 

The vehicle has been cleared from the scene. 

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics were not required. 

EARLIER:

POLICE are closing the Sunshine Motorway after a semi trailer jackknifed just before lunchtime. 

The truck is blocking the Peregian Springs roundabout after the semi-trailer in the southbound lane jackknifed. 

Tow trucks are on scene and police are directing traffic. 

An officer told The Daily the roundabout would be closed for a short time to allow tow trucks to remove the semi-trailer from the tricky situation. 

Traffic is still flowing at this stage. 



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