Two children are dead and a third is in critical condition after a car ran off the road, flipped and crashed into a dam in Queensland
- Two children have died after the car they were in crashed into a dam in QLD
- Another two toddlers are being treated – one in hospital and one at the scene
- Emergency services were called to the southeast Queensland dam about 2pm
Two children have died after the car they were travelling in crashed into a dam in Queensland.
A car carrying two adults and four children crashed into a dam off Beaudesert Boonah Road in Wyaralong, southeast Queensland, about 2pm.
The car was submerged for some time before rescue crews were able to pull the survivors out.
Two children were pronounced dead at the scene.
A toddler was airlifted to hospital while a one-year-old was treated at the scene.
First responders pulled the carload full of people from the dam on Sunday afternoon after it went careening off the road.
Divers are on the way to assist as well.
A toddler was flown to Queensland Children’s Hospital in a critical condition while a second child was treated at the scene.
At least two children are in a critical condition following the Beaudesert Boonah Rouad crash in Wyaralong, southeast Queensland, at about 2pm
A man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s were also driven to Princess Alexandra Hospital with injuries. Both remain in a stable condition.
Three rescue helicopters have also been deployed, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman confirmed.
A police car which was on the way to the scene crashed and rolled shortly afterwards.
The officers involved sustained minor injuries.
Motorists have been warned to find a different route with the road closed in both directions at Wyaralong.
More to come.
A police car which was on the way to the scene crashed and rolled shortly afterwards
A man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s were also driven to Princess Alexandra Hospital with injuries. Both remain in a stable condition