Generic image of a QR National freight train.
Generic image of a QR National freight train.

Train and ute collide in St Lawrence

A freight train and a ute have collided in St Lawrence early Monday.

Police were called to the intersection of Railway Parade and St Lawrence Connection Rd about 6am.

A Queensland Police spokesman said crews arrived to find a Queensland Rail freight train had struck a ute.

No injuries were reported.

The truck's canopy has major damage.

The spokesman said there were no delays to traffic in the area.

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