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Gateway Motorway Brisbane: Four in hospital after seven-car pileup and truck tyre blowout<!-- wp:html --><p><a href="https://whatsnew2day.com/">WhatsNew2Day - Latest News And Breaking Headlines</a></p> <div> <h2>Gateway Motorway Brisbane: Four people hospitalized after seven-car pile-up and truck tire explosion</h2> <p><strong>Long delays on the busy Gateway Freeway</strong><br /> <strong>Multiple accidents causing up to 19 injuries </strong></p> <p class="author-section byline-plain">By Duncan Evans for Nca Newswire </p> <p class="byline-section"><span class="article-timestamp article-timestamp-updated"> <span class="article-timestamp-label">Update:</span> 1:44 a.m. EDT, August 26, 2023 </span> </p> <p> <!-- ad: https://mads.dailymail.co.uk/v8/us/news/none/article/other/para_top.html --> <!-- CWV --><!--(if !IE)>>--> <!-- <!--(if IE)>--></p> <p> <!--(if !IE)>>--> <!--<!--(if IE)>--></p> <p> <!--(if !IE)>>--> <!--<!--(if gte IE 8)>>--> <!-- <!--(if IE 8)>--></p> <p> <!--(if IE 9)>--></p> <p> <!--(if IE)>--></p> <p> <!--(if !IE)> --> <!--</p> <p> <!-- SiteCatalyst code version: H.20.3. Copyright 1997-2009 Omniture, Inc. More info available at http://www.omniture.com --> </p> <p> <!-- End SiteCatalyst code version: H.20.3. --> <!--(if IE)>--></p> <p> <!--(if !IE)> --> <!--<!--(if IE)>--></p> <p> <!--(if !IE)> --> <!-- <!-- CWV --></p> <div> <p class="mol-para-with-font">A seven-car pile-up and a blown truck tire wreaks havoc on one of Queensland’s busiest highways.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Around 12:45 a.m., a police spokeswoman confirmed eight cars collided in a bumper-to-bumper crash on the Gateway Freeway, bringing traffic to a halt.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Paramedics examined 19 people at the scene, but a Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman confirmed that none of the patients suffered serious injuries.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">The highway was closed to northbound traffic for around 45 minutes before reopening but with a new speed limit of 60 km/h.</p> <div class="artSplitter mol-img-group"> <div class="mol-img"> <div class="image-wrap"> </div> </div> <p class="imageCaption">At around 12.45pm, a police spokeswoman confirmed eight cars collided in a bumper-to-bumper crash on the Gateway Freeway (pictured), bringing traffic to a halt</p> </div> <div class="mol-embed"> <p>Police respond to the southbound Gateway Highway at Eagle Farm after a truck and car collide. Significant delays are expected in both directions on the Gateway Freeway and motorists are urged to avoid the area. <a target="_blank" href="https://t.co/7OG2ItC0rt" rel="noopener">pic.twitter.com/7OG2ItC0rt</a></p> <p>— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/QldPolice/status/1695275271723913464?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" rel="noopener">August 26, 2023</a></p> </div> <p class="mol-para-with-font">The freeway near Eagle Farm remains closed in both directions after a truck tire explosion led to a collision between a truck and a car around 1:05 p.m.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Paramedics took four patients, two adults and two children, to Logan Hospital for further treatment.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">The condition of the patients is unknown at this time.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Meanwhile, a motorcyclist and a passenger caused delays on the motorway near Murrarie after their bike crashed into a guardrail near Lytton Rd.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">They were not seriously injured in the accident.</p> </div> <p> <!-- ad: https://mads.dailymail.co.uk/v8/us/news/none/article/other/inread_player.html --></p> <div class="column-content cleared"> <div class="shareArticles"> <h3 class="social-links-title">Share or comment on this article:<br /> </h3> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://whatsnew2day.com/gateway-motorway-brisbane-four-in-hospital-after-seven-car-pileup-and-truck-tyre-blowout/">Gateway Motorway Brisbane: Four in hospital after seven-car pileup and truck tyre blowout</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

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Gateway Motorway Brisbane: Four people hospitalized after seven-car pile-up and truck tire explosion

Long delays on the busy Gateway Freeway
Multiple accidents causing up to 19 injuries

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A seven-car pile-up and a blown truck tire wreaks havoc on one of Queensland’s busiest highways.

Around 12:45 a.m., a police spokeswoman confirmed eight cars collided in a bumper-to-bumper crash on the Gateway Freeway, bringing traffic to a halt.

Paramedics examined 19 people at the scene, but a Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman confirmed that none of the patients suffered serious injuries.

The highway was closed to northbound traffic for around 45 minutes before reopening but with a new speed limit of 60 km/h.

At around 12.45pm, a police spokeswoman confirmed eight cars collided in a bumper-to-bumper crash on the Gateway Freeway (pictured), bringing traffic to a halt

Police respond to the southbound Gateway Highway at Eagle Farm after a truck and car collide. Significant delays are expected in both directions on the Gateway Freeway and motorists are urged to avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/7OG2ItC0rt

— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) August 26, 2023

The freeway near Eagle Farm remains closed in both directions after a truck tire explosion led to a collision between a truck and a car around 1:05 p.m.

Paramedics took four patients, two adults and two children, to Logan Hospital for further treatment.

The condition of the patients is unknown at this time.

Meanwhile, a motorcyclist and a passenger caused delays on the motorway near Murrarie after their bike crashed into a guardrail near Lytton Rd.

They were not seriously injured in the accident.

Gateway Motorway Brisbane: Four in hospital after seven-car pileup and truck tyre blowout

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