Peak-hour chaos in Melbourne as three crashes spark 12km queues
- Three crashes on the Monash Freeway in Melbourne have caused 12km queues
- Four vehicles collided around 6am and closed off three city-bound lanes
- Two other crashes closed a lane near Blackburn Road and Wellington Road
- One person has been taken to Dandenong Hospital in a stable condition
Three separate crashes in Melbourne this morning have caused 12km motorway queues.
The collisions on the Monash Freeway led delays to stretch from Blackburn Road to Heatherton Road.
Four vehicles collided near Jacksons Road around 6am and caused the closure of three city-bound lanes, The Herald Sun reported.
Three separate crashes on the Monash Freeway in Melbourne (crash near Jacksons Road pictured) this morning have caused 12 kilometre traffic queues
Several people were assessed by paramedics but nobody was taken to hospital.
All three lanes were reopened around 7.15am.
Two other crashes near Blackburn Road and Wellington Road were attended by emergency services.
The right lane is closed off at both crash sites.
An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said one motorist had been taken to Dandenong Hospital and was in a stable condition.
VicTraffic said drivers should use the Princes Highway as an alternative route.
Police advised motorists to slow down and observe speed limit signs.
One person was taken to Dandenong Hospital in a stable condition and police have urged motorists to slow down and obey speed limit signs (file image)