Three people are dead after a horrific crash involving a stolen car on the Bruce Highway in Federal
Three killed in three-vehicle crash on closed Bruce Highway on Sunshine Coast One car allegedly stolen from Gympie
Three people have died and one person has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a horrific crash on one of Australia’s busiest highways.
A three-vehicle crash on the federal Bruce Highway on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast just after 4am on Friday closed all southbound lanes near exit 244.
Police have confirmed three people are dead and a car stolen from Gympie hours earlier was involved in the crash.
A man in his 30s was taken to Gympie Hospital in a serious but stable condition with head injuries.
Southbound lanes on Bruce Highway at Federal are closed after three
One of the vehicles involved was allegedly stolen from Young Street in Gympie hours earlier on Thursday afternoon.
A woman approached her car and opened the driver’s door after being threatened with a knife by a man who demanded her car
The woman complied and asked her three children to get out of the car.
The man was driving a white Isuzu MU-X with Queensland registration BEC263.
Photos from the crash scene show debris strewn across the road.
All southbound lanes of the Bruce Highway are expected to be closed for at least several hours.
‘The road is fully blocked and drivers are advised to use alternative routes where possible. There will be a diversion,’ the police said.
The Forensic Crash Unit has launched an investigation into the circumstances of the crash.
Anyone with information is urged to call Policelink or Crime Stoppers.
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