Collision with road train after changing radio channels

A LIGHT vehicle at a Queensland coal mine collided with the rear trailer on a dual powered road train pulling five trailers.

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The light vehicle driver took evasive action to prevent a collision with the rear of the truck, but over-corrected.

The LV driver claimed to have been changing mine radio channels when he looked up and was approaching the rear of the road train at speed.