Thousands Of Litres Of Jim Beam And Canadian Club Lost After Truck Crash In State's Southeast

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Thousands Of Litres Of Jim Beam And Canadian Club Lost After Truck Crash In State's Southeast

A truck carrying thousands of litres of alcohol has been destroyed after colliding head-on with another truck in the State's southeast.

The Melbourne-bound semi, carrying 13,000 litres of Jim Beam bourbon and Canadian Club whisky collided with another around 2:40am on the Dukes Highway, 5kms west of Coonalpyn.

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The truck carrying the booze flipped and caught fire shortly after impact.

Both drivers escaped with only minor injuries, with a Queensland man flown to the Flinders Medical Centre for treatment.

The highway was closed for several hours while the debris and alcohol was cleaned away from the road.

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