Emergency services rushed to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash at Hay Point.
Emergency services rushed to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash at Hay Point. Campbell Gellie

Eleven involved in school bus, car and tractor crash

UPDATE 5.44pm: A UTILITY, bus and tractor were involved in a collision on Hay Point Rd on Wednesday afternoon.

About 11 people were involved in the crash with two taken to hospital.

Crash on Hay Point Road December 7, 2016.
Crash on Hay Point Road December 7, 2016. Campbell Gellie


The crash occurred just a couple hundred metres from a sign warning drivers to slow down because mowing was going on the side of the road.

The bus was carrying Sarina State High School students at the time of the accident. Bus Fox Mackay spokesman was at the scene, but didn't comment on the incident.

The road was cleared at 5.20pm.

EARLIER: Eleven people have been involved in a multi-vehicle crash involving a car, bus and tractor south of Mackay.

The crash occurred on Hay Point Rd at 3.40pm, a Queensland Ambulance Service said.

A man in his 60s has suffered chest injuries and a woman in her 50s back pain, a QAS spokesperson confirmed.

A man in his 20s had a possible knee injury. All have been taken by ambulance to Mackay Base Hospital.

Nine others involved, thought to be children, were involved however they are not thought to be injured.

Emergency services crews are at the scene.

Hay Point Rd is closed 1km east of the Benson Rd intersection.


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