A MAN was taken to Moree hospital in a stable condition after an accident near Moree early yesterday morning.
Emergency services were called to the Garah-Mungindi Rd just before 7am after a B-double truck carrying cattle rolled.
The 46-year-old driver of the truck was thrown clear on impact.
He was treated by paramedics for facial injuries and cuts to his arms, back and legs. He was taken to Moree hospital in a stable condition.
Barwon Local Area Command crime manager Detective Inspector Gavin Rattenbury said about half of the cattle on board the truck weren’t so lucky.
Several cattle had to be euthanased while the surviving cattle were taken to another location.
There were about 60 cattle on board.
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Detectives are searching for three men allegedly responsible for a weekend glassing attack on a man outside a Boggabilla pub.
Emergency services rushed to Yeoman Rd about 3.40am where a man suffered serious lacerations to his face after being struck on the side of his head with a glass bottle.
The man, in his 50s, was taken to Goondiwindi hospital for treatment.
Detectives and crime scene officers have since examined the scene.
Barwon police crime manager Detective Inspector Gavin Rattenbury said officers were now searching for three men they believe are linked to the case.
He said he believed the victim did not know his attackers but the glassing incident happened following a fight outside a motel.