Gold Coast truckie ‘may never walk again’ after crash
THERE are fears the Gold Coast truck driver who was involved in a head-on crash will never be able to walk again.
Ben Nickell, 33, from Coomera, was driving home from work when a collision occurred with a car on Main Myrtletown Road in Pinkenba, in Brisbane's North about 1.45pm on Friday.
The Gold Coast Bulletin reports Mr Nickell was in the truck for about 45 minutes until emergency services could free him.
The sole occupant of the car, who is believed to be a male foreign national, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The car he was driving was almost completely destroyed.
Mr Nickell was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital with serious leg injuries.
A Go Fund Me page set up for Mr Nickell has raised $3,345 of it's $5000 goal.