Description of Incident
During heavy vehicle transit, a tri axle tag trailer carrying a padfoot road roller detached from a truck while travelling on a highway. The detached trailer travelled into the opposite traffic lane, striking the guard rail on the opposite side of the road before coming to a stop in the middle of the highway. The trailer travelled 153 metres from the point of detachment.
No traffic was travelling in the opposite lane at the time. Load restraints on the trailer were maintained and the roller remained secured on the trailer in an upright position.
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