Woman killed, two injured in horror crash on Sunshine Coast Motorway

A WOMAN is dead and two other people have been injured after a car crossed onto the wrong side of the road on the Sunshine Coast Motorway.

The fatal accident happened at Pacific Paradise around 5.30pm on Monday.

“A Holden travelling north on the Sunshine Coast Motorway collided with the vehicle in front which had stopped in a line of traffic under the North Shore Connection Road overpass,” Qld Police said in a statement.


“The Holden then crossed to the other side of the road and collided head-on with a car which was travelling south on the Sunshine Coast Motorway.”

The driver of the south travelling vehicle, a 48-year-old Sunshine Beach woman, died at the scene.

Police say a fourth vehicle then ran into the back of the south travelling vehicle.

The drivers of two of the other cars were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries whilst the driver of the fourth vehicle escaped unharmed.

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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