Five injured after two-vehicle crash on major Coast road
FIVE people have been hospitalised following a traffic crash on a major Sunshine Coast road where a car rolled 4m down a culvert.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said crews were called to the two-vehicle crash on Yandina Coolum Rd at Coolum Beach about 3.10pm and assessed eight people at the scene.
Multiple paramedics, police and firefighters attended the scene and traffic was blocked heading south on the Sunshine Motorway.
Two men and three children were taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.
One of the men reportedly suffered spinal injured as a result of the crash.
#Yandina - Paramedics are on scene for a two vehicle crash on Yandina Coolum Road at 3.08pm. One vehicle has reportedly gone 4m down an embankment.— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) April 4, 2019
Witnesses said traffic was "bumper-to-bumper" from Peregian Springs to Coolum Beach as emergency services cleared the crash about 4pm.
Police were conducting traffic control and long delays were expected. Drivers were being urged to proceed with caution.
A Queensland Police spokesman said while there weren't many details on the crash, it appeared to be a head-on collision.