WARNING | Metal debris causing chaos for M1 motorists

Anyone travelling on the Pacific Motorway this afternoon is being warned to take extra care following a major metal debris spill.

At least 25 vehicles have fallen victim to the debris, which is understood to be strewn across multiple southbound lanes.

One witness has told myGC more than two dozen vehicles have had to pull over after suffering flat tyres as a result of driving over the shrapnel around 2.30pm.


According to the Department of Transport and Main Roads, the debris stretches all the way from Springwood to Oxenford.

Queensland Police have confirmed “a bunch of nails” have spilled across the road and urging motorists to drive with caution.

Notices have been put up on electronic boards along the M1, warning drivers of the debris.