DELAYS: A truck has caused delays after blowing a tyre.
DELAYS: A truck has caused delays after blowing a tyre.

Truck tyre causes delays on highway

A TRUCK has blown a tyre and held up traffic on the Capricorn Highway in Emerald from Big W to The Plaza.

Police are on the scene directing traffic after the incident which occurred about 1.45pm has blocked traffic at the intersection onto the Gregory Highway.

By 2.30pm the tyres were being changed and traffic was moving relatively smoothly.

The truck is expected to continue its journey shortly.