Update 4 April, 2012 - AN ACCIDENT that claimed the lives of an elderly couple at a notorious Glasshouse Mountains intersection on Wednesday was a tragedy "waiting to happen". (Click to read more from the Sunshine Coast Daily)
Update 8:55 - The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating a fatal crash on Steve Irwin Way at the Glass House Mountains today.
Just after 2pm police were called to a multi-vehicle crash near Bowen Road involving three cars and a B-Double truck.
An 85-year-old man and an 83-year-old woman, both from the Sunshine Coast, died at the scene.
A man and a woman have been taken to Nambour Hospital with minor injuries.
Steve Irwin Way northbound remains closed.
There is no further information available.
Update 3:36 - A second fatality has been confirmed.
Update 3:26 - A man has died and there are others with injuries.
Original - Police are currently at the scene of a serious traffic crash on Steve Irwin Way at the Glasshouse Mountains.
Just after 2pm police were called to a multi-vehicle crash near Bowen Road. It’s believed a number of vehicles and a B-Double truck are involved in the crash.
Two patients are believed to have critical injuries.
Steve Irwin Way is closed in both directions and will be closed for an unknown period of time. Police urge motorists to seek an alternative route.
There is no further information at this stage.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
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