Land Rover explodes in flames, then car rolls in Howard
UPDATE: Soon after crews put out a Land Rover up in flames near Tiaro, Maryborough fire fighters headed to Howard to reports of small truck rollover.
It's believed the driver lost control in the wet weather.
The single-vehicle crash happened on the Bruce Highway near Howard just before 1pm.
No one was hurt.
EMERGENCY crews were called to a car fire on the Bruce Highway near Tiaro.
Maryborough fire fighters got to the scene, about 500m south of Tiaro, just after 10.30am on Wednesday.
When crews arrived the Land Rover was well alight and the driver, believed to be in his 40s, was out safe and managed to escape before the fire broke out.
Police closed the northbound lane of the highway for about an hour while the area was made safe.
It's believed the driver smelt smoke coming out of the engine area before the car went up in flames.
The car, which is a write-off, was on the side of the highway when crews arrived.