SIX people are being assessed on scene after a shocking crash on the M1 this morning.
A woman has been rushed to hospital with facial injuries, following the multi-vehicle crash southbound near Merrimac.
Emergency services were called to the scene one kilometre before Exit 77 around 7.30am.
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It’s believed the woman, in her 40s, suffered significant injuries when her airbag deployed in the collision.
Police say they received reports of six vehicles involved in the pile up.
Five other people were assessed at the scene, though no one else had to be taken to hospital.
Traffic has backed all up the way through to Coomera, causing havoc for morning commuters.
Side streets in surrounding suburbs are also experiencing traffic delays, with drivers urged to avoid the area or allow extra travel time this morning.