Following the revelation that truck driving is one of the most dangerous professions, an incident in northern Queensland is a reminder of the type of risks truck drivers face on a daily basis.
A truck driver was kicked by a bull in the head and back while loading cattle at a property at Mt. Coolon.
The driver is recovering in hospital after the cattle-loading incident that happened around 2pm.
The man in his 40s had to be rushed to hospital by RACQ Rescue helicopter. He was taken to Mackay Base Hospital for treatment, he was in a stable condition.