Three young women and a man die in a horrific crash between a sedan and a ute on a notorious road – while another driver is rushed to the hospital
- Three young women and a man died in a horror accident on Saturday afternoon
- The group died in a sedan that collided with an ute in the Gold Coast hinterland
- The ute’s male driver, in his twenties, was taken to hospital in a stable condition
Three young women and a man died in a horror accident on an infamous windy road.
The young occupants sat in a sedan that collided with a ute in a major turn in Advancetown, in the Gold Coast hinterland, just after 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Queensland police told Daily Mail Australia that initial reports revealed that the sedan driver lost control and crashed into the approaching car.
The ute’s male driver, in his early twenties, was brought to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition with minor soft tissue injuries.
Three young women and one man died in a horrifying crash (pictured) between a sedan and an ute in the Gold Coast hinterland just after 1pm on Saturday
The bend was just west of a junction between Nerang-Murwillumbah Road and Beechmont Road, and the area had received a lot of rain in recent hours.
Bill Houghton, acting senior operations supervisor for the Queensland Ambulance Service, said this was one of the worst crashes he has ever experienced, The courier post reported.
“It was a horrifying scene,” he said.
“It’s probably one of the worst crashes I’ve ever been.”
Jay Nevins, acting operations supervisor, said the accident was “a tragic scene” on an infamous road.
“The Nerrang-Murwillumbah road is known for collisions with road traffic,” he explained.
He expressed his “condolences … to the patients and family involved in today’s tragic incident.”
Police, ambulance and fire brigade are on site and the road is expected to remain closed for hours.
Motorists were urged to use an alternative route as police continue to investigate.
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