UPDATE @ 10.30AM | TWO people have been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital following a horror crash in Bilinga.
Critical Care Paramedics escorted one person with pelvic injuries while another was taken with chest and rib injuries, escorted by the High Acuity Response Unit.
Their age or genders could not be confirmed.
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Both are in a serious condition.
Traffic is still experiencing heavy congestion due to another small bingle which occurred around 200m from the original accident.
Golden Four Drive has also been impacted in both directions.
Motorists are being warned of residual delays until the crash site is completely cleared.
#Update on #Bilinga crash – two patients were transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in serious conditions, one with pelvic injuries and a CCP escort and the other with chest and rib injuries with HARU escort.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) March 15, 2019
EARLIER @ 9.45AM | POLICE have been forced to shut down a major Gold Coast road as they work to free people trapped in a car after a head-on smash.
Emergency services were called to the two-car crash on the Gold Coast Highway, at Kirribin Street, in Bilinga just after 9.00am.
The Queensland Ambulance Service has confirmed they are working to treat three people, two were initially trapped in one of the vehicles but one has since been freed.
Firefighters are now working to cut one other person free from the car using the laws of life.
The Queensland Police Service has confirmed all southbound lanes of the Gold Coast Highway have been closed with traffic being diverted on to Golden Four Drive.
There are significant delays south on the Highway and also all connecting side roads.
Motorists are being urged to avoid the area for some time.
Anyone travelling to Gold Coast Airport is being warned of delays.
#Bilinga – Paramedics are on scene for a two vehicle crash on the Gold Coast Highway and Kirribin Street at 9.12am. Three patients are being treated, two are reportedly encapsulated.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) March 14, 2019