As shoppers across Australia go absolutely NUTS stocking up on toilet paper leaving supermarket shelves completely bare amid the coronavirus outbreak, the toilet paper industry has been dealt another blow.

A delivery truck carrying toilet paper has crashed and burst into flames in Queensland.

According to Daily Mail, the semi-trailer was involved in an accident on the Gateway Motorway in Brisbane on Wednesday before it caught fire.

Firefighters and ambulance crews rushed to the scene, and thankfully the truck driver was unharmed and no other vehicles were involved in the crash, according to a spokesperson from Queensland Ambulance.

This comes as people across Australia have been panic buying toilet paper as coronavirus continues to spread. Woolworths was actually forced to place a four-pack per customer purchase limit on toilet paper.

One of our biggest brands of toilet paper, Kleenex, also took to Facebook yesterday to reassure people that they are busy making more rolls, telling us not to panic.

“We are working around the clock at our mill in South Australia to keep the supermarket shelves stocked with Kleenex Complete Clean toilet paper.


‘As you can see, we won’t be running out any time soon,’ they said, sharing a photo of the Kleenex warehouse piled high with columns of toilet paper.