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This Woman Was Called A Deadset Hero After Bringing Water Bottles To People After A Truck Crash

Motorists were left in gridlock traffic in searing heat following a truck crash on Tuesday afternoon.

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Cars on the M1 in the Gold Coast were brought to a standstill yesterday afternoon after a truck jackknifed and caught fire, closing the road for hours.

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Temperatures reached the high 30s (around 100 degrees Fahrenheit) and motorists were left stranded in the blazing sun, watching as emergency crews tended to the crash site.

#TRAFFIC Gridlock after fiery truck crash on the M1 at Nerang: https://t.co/XT9R2MV3mp

In an act of incredible charity, one woman, identified as Wendy McCreadie by The Brisbane Times, went to the gridlocked traffic with hundreds of bottles of water to hand out to motorists. A photo of her has since been shared over 7,000 times.

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BuzzFeed News has contacted both Tess Cameron and Wendy McCreadie for comment.

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