Logging truck crash: Video of the moment the truck was righted | Video

CRASH SCENE: The logging truck that rolled over near Bathurst's eastern entrance on Monday afternoon. Photo: FRNSW KELSO
CRASH SCENE: The logging truck that rolled over near Bathurst's eastern entrance on Monday afternoon. Photo: FRNSW KELSO

EMERGENCY services have worked into the night to clear a logging truck and 30 tonne of wood from the road following a rollover.

The crash occurred just after 2.30pm on Monday

-at the intersection of Sydney Road and Littlebourne Street in Kelso.

The driver, a 36-year-old man, was transported via road ambulance to Orange Hospital suffering abrasions to his head and face and a headache following the crash.

What followed, was an operation to remove around 30 tonnes of wood from the vehicle, some of which had spilled out onto the the road during the rollover.

Firefighters also cleared a large diesel spill from the vehicle and decanted another 250 litres of fuel from the truck before it was set the vehicle was righted.

VIDEO: Watch the moment the truck was righted

Fire and Rescue NSW Kelso station were among the emergency services to remain on scene until the road was cleared and captain Scott Wilson praised the work of the towing company.

"The professionalism of the local tow truck company to right the truck was impressive," he said.

One east and westbound lane remained closed during the salvage operation.

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