VIDEO: Truck screams down range with failed brakes

POLICE say the truck in the video was heading east down the Toowoomba Range when its brakes failed. 

The tuck careened down the hill before before hitting a road island, spinning out of control and eventually colliding with a power poll. 

The driver of the truck, a 44 year-old Victorian man was taken to hospital shortly after the crash.

Investigations into the exact cause behind the mechanical failure are continuing, a man named Colin Sneesby posted the video footage along with a picture of the trucks final resting place on Facebook.