Three young women and a man are killed in horror crash between a sedan and a ute on a notorious road – as another driver is rushed to hospital
- Three young women and a man died in a horror crash on Saturday afternoon
- The group died in a sedan that collided with a ute in the Gold Coast hinterland
- The male driver of the ute, in his 20s, was taken to hospital in a stable condition
Three young women and a man have been killed in a horror crash on a notorious windy road.
The young occupants were in a sedan that collided with a ute at a sweeping bend in Advancetown, in the Gold Coast hinterland, just after 1pm on Saturday.
QLD Police told Daily Mail Australia initial reports indicated the sedan driver lost control and smashed into the oncoming ute.
The male driver of the ute, aged in his early 20s, has been taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition with minor soft tissue injuries.
Three young women and one man have died after a horrific crash (pictured) between a sedan and ute in the Gold Coast hinterland just after 1pm on Saturday
The bend was just west of an intersection between Nerang-Murwillumbah Road and Beechmont Road and the area had received heavy rainfall in the previous hours.
Queensland Ambulance Service acting senior operations supervisor, Bill Houghton, said it was one of the worst crashes he has ever encountered, The Courier Mail reported.
‘It was a horrific scene,
‘It’s probably one of the worst crashes I have been to,’ he explained.
Acting Operations Supervisor, Jay Nevins said the accident was ‘a tragic scene’ on a notorious road.
‘Nerrang-Murwillumbah road is known for road traffic collisions,’ he explained.
He offered his ‘condolences .. to the patients and the family involved in today’s tragic incident’.
Police, ambulance and fire services are all in attendance at the scene and the road is expected to remain closed for hours.
Motorists have been urged to use an alternative route as police continue to investigate.
More to come