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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:

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.