Police appeal for witnesses after three injured in M1 crash

POLICE are appealing for dash-cam vision after three people, including two kids, were injured in a horror three-car pile up on the Pacific Motorway yesterday.

The nose to tail collision happened in the northbound lanes at Slacks Creek around 3.30pm.

A 17-year-old woman and two children aged 12 and 13, were trapped in their vehicle before emergency crews were able to free them.


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The woman received serious injuries and was rushed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital, while the two kids were also injured and taken to the Queensland Children’s Hospital.

A 38-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the car, was not seriously injured.

The drivers of the two other vehicles, a 37-year-old man from Slacks Creek and a 35-year-old man from Eagleby, also managed to escape without injury.

Investigators are now appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash or has dash cam vision of the incident to contact police.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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