MARYBOROUGH-Hervey Bay Rd is closed after a multi-vehicle crash including school-aged children on Thursday morning.

Emergency services are at the scene, which is located outside Hervey Bay Driving Range.

It is understood two cars were involved in the crash which occurred shortly after 8am.

Four people were involved on the crash on Maryborough Hervey Bay Rd which had one car end up in a ditch.
Four people were involved on the crash on Maryborough Hervey Bay Rd which had one car end up in a ditch. Inge Hansen

A woman was driving her two school-aged children in a Holden Caprice when they tried to avoid a crash with male P-plater.

The male driver's vehicle ended up in a ditch across the road from the driving range, avoiding a much more serious crash.

He was taken to hospital for observations.

Four people were involved on the crash on Maryborough Hervey Bay Rd which had one car end up in a ditch.
Four people were involved on the crash on Maryborough Hervey Bay Rd which had one car end up in a ditch. Inge Hansen

Traffic was being redirected down Scrub Hill Rd, but motorists are advised to consider using Chapel or Booral Roads to get in and out of Hervey Bay until the road reopens.

It is believed the road could reopen by 9.45am.



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