UPDATE @ 3.30 PM | Three people have been taken to hospital following a crash involving a bus, truck and car on the Gold Coast this afternoon.
Around 2.30pm, emergency crews were called to Currumburra Road in Ashmore following reports of a multi-vehicle crash.
A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed one passenger from the bus suffered minor injuries and has been taken to Robina Hospital in a stable condition.
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The driver of the truck has also been taken to Robina Hospital with minor injuries, while the bus driver has been transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital with an abdominal injury.
The crash caused traffic chaos in the area, however delays have now eased.
EARLIER @ 3.00 PM | A truck and bus crash is causing major delays on the Gold Coast this afternoon.
The accident happened southbound on Currumburra Road in Ashmore, near Southport Nerang Road, around 2.35pm on Tuesday.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson told myGC “the truck drove into the back of a parked vehicle”.
Three people are being treated at the scene by paramedics, however the trio are all understood to be stable.
The Department of Traffic and Main Roads said at least one lane has been blocked, with traffic banking up in the area.
Motorists are being urged to seek alternative routes, with long delays expected.
#Ashmore – multiple paramedics have responded to a two-vehicle crash reportedly involving a bus on Currumburra Road and Southport Nerang Road at 2.35pm.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) September 8, 2020