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Tanker And Car Collide In Shaw

An LPG gas tanker and a car have collided in Shaw on Thursday.

It is believed that shortly after 10:00AM the collision happened at the intersection of Shaw Road and the Bruce Highway.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or may have dash cam footage to contact police.

Some diversions are still in place and the Bruce Highway is closed in that area.

Closures will remain in place for approximately two hours and motorists are advised to avoid the area where possible.

Some businesses in the area are self-evacuating.

One man was taken to Townsville Hospital with back pain.  The other man involved didn't need to go to Hospital. 

The truck involved was leaking gas. 

Paramedics are still at the scene.