Serious traffic crash, Mount Larcom

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating following a serious traffic crash involving three vehicles on the Bruce Highway at Mount Larcom this morning.

Initial investigations indicate at around 7am a car travelling northbound on the Bruce Highway collided with a vehicle travelling southbound before being hit by a third vehicle, which was also travelling southbound.

Emergency services attended and a number of people were subsequently transported to hospital.

A 26-year-old Macgregor man, a 31-year-old Macgregor man and another 31-year-old man have all been transported to Rockhampton Base Hospital in a critical condition.

Two 30-year-old women have been transported to Rockhampton Base Hospital, one in a serious condition and the other in a stable condition.

All five are believed to have been travelling in the northbound vehicle.

A 47-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy, both from Mount Pleasant have been transported to Gladstone Base Hospital in a stable condition.

Both are believed to have been travelling in the third vehicle, which was travelling southbound.

The Bruce Highway, which was closed for several hours has since reopened.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

Sign up to the Queensland Police News myPolice blog to receive updates from your local police.