Bruce Highway traffic has been blocked after five vehicles were involved in a crash at Coochin Creek.
Bruce Highway traffic has been blocked after five vehicles were involved in a crash at Coochin Creek. Clayton's Towing

Two hospitalised after five-car pile up blocks Bruce Hwy

THE Bruce Highway was blocked after five vehicles were involved in a pile up on the Sunshine Coast last night.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said crews were called to the Coochin Creek scene, just south of the Bells Creek Arterial Rd interchange, at 6.33pm.

The spokesman said the crash had occurred in the southbound lanes of the highway, completely blocking the flow of traffic. He said the northbound lanes remained open.

Four people were hospitalised after the multi-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway on Thursday night.
Four people were hospitalised after the multi-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway on Thursday night. Clayton's Towing

Police said southbound traffic was diverted along Roys Rd.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said two people were taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

This included a woman with neck pain and a man with neck and chest injuries.



$50k project gives locals work, readies region for emergencies

Premium Content $50k project gives locals work, readies region for...

“We’ve had two tornado events, two flooding events and several bushfires”

Shocking neglect: Nursing home suffers nine fail govt audits

Premium Content Shocking neglect: Nursing home suffers nine fail govt audits

Aged care: Nine facilities fail audit as damning issues revealed