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Avocado truck rollover closes highway

Photos: Tex Reeks

An avocado truck rolled on Forrest Highway northbound leaving the dual carriageway closed for a number of hours on Tuesday. 

About 9:15pm, it’s believed the driver lost control of the semi-trailer several metres before it rolled onto its side near Paull Road.

Traffic was diverted onto Paull Road around to Greenlands Road.

The crash has been cleared and the road has since re-opened.

Tex Reeks

Texas (Tex) Reeks is a video journalist and national award-winning news photographer. Reeks' dedication and commitment to local news media and telling stories has seen him build an extensive portfolio in Western Australia's news industry from a young age. Writing online stories and covering news events for Perth's mainstream media networks, Reeks, has covered and broken some of WA's biggest breaking news stories including shark attacks, police manhunts, plane crashes, major crime investigations, and major political incidents. Reek's interest and knowledge in criminology and policing results in his focus on crime and court stories.
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