CHAOTIC SCENES: Emergency crews at the scene of a serious three-car crash along Goodwood Rd.
CHAOTIC SCENES: Emergency crews at the scene of a serious three-car crash along Goodwood Rd. Mike Knott

Eight people involved in high-impact, three-car smash

UPDATE: 5.15PM

EIGHT people have been involved in a high-impact, three-vehicle smash along Goodwood Rd.

Queensland Ambulance Service Wide Bay senior operations supervisor Martin Kelly said one man had been taken to Bundaberg Hospital in a critical condition.

"Another person suffered serious injuries and was also taken to hospital," he said.

CHAOTIC SCENES: Emergency crews at the scene of a serious three-car crash along Goodwood Rd.
CHAOTIC SCENES: Emergency crews at the scene of a serious three-car crash along Goodwood Rd. Mike Knott

The other six patients have been assessed but it appears only one of these patients will require to be taken to hospital with an arm injury.

Two vehicles, travelling in opposite directions, collided at speeds of up to 100kmh each.

A third vehicle was also involved.

One of the three vehicles was occupied by a family of six.

The remaining five people are in shock but have escaped relatively unharmed.

"It was a significant sideswipe rather than a head-on crash but there is significant damage to all vehicles," Mr Kelly said.

"While we have some critical and serious injuries it's a wonder no-one was killed instantly."

The crash happened near the Woodgate turn-off about 3.45pm.

CHAOTIC SCENES: Emergency crews at the scene of a serious three-car crash along Goodwood Rd.
CHAOTIC SCENES: Emergency crews at the scene of a serious three-car crash along Goodwood Rd. Mike Knott

EARLIER

FIVE people are involved in a serious head-on crash along Goodwood Rd.  

Emergency crews are en route to the crash, which happened near the Woodgate turn-off about 3.45pm.  

The condition of the people involved is unknown.  

Police advise caution if driving in the area.  

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More to come.  



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