Traffic is backed up on the Bruce Highway at Chevallum after a two-vehicle crash this afternoon. Photo: Contributed
Traffic is backed up on the Bruce Highway at Chevallum after a two-vehicle crash this afternoon. Photo: Contributed

Nightmare before Christmas after Bruce Hwy smash

DRIVERS are facing a chaotic Christmas Eve on the Bruce Highway after a two-vehicle crash at Chevallum "stopped" traffic.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said emergency services were called to the crash about 100m before the Forest Glen exit about 1pm.

One car rolled down an embankment as a result of the crash.

It’s looking like a nightmare afternoon on the Bruce Highway. Photo: Contributed
It’s looking like a nightmare afternoon on the Bruce Highway. Photo: Contributed

Paramedics assessed one patient at the scene and transported them to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Passing motorists have reported traffic is down to one lane, with lengthy delays expected.

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