A boat was dislodged from its trailer after a crash on the Sunshine Coast.
A boat was dislodged from its trailer after a crash on the Sunshine Coast.

Car smashes into boat trailer, flees scene

BREAKING: Traffic has already backed up more then 1km on a Bruce Hwy interchange after a multi-vehicle crash. 

Both lanes are blocked on the Forest Glen Maroochydore Rd roundabout over the Bruce Hwy after a car knocked into another vehicle towing a boat, which came dislodged and skidded to a stop on the road. 

Traffic heading out of Kunda Park towards the highway after a crash on the Bruce Hwy interchange roundabout.
Traffic heading out of Kunda Park towards the highway after a crash on the Bruce Hwy interchange roundabout. john mccutcheon

Traffic has come to a stop in both directions, with eastbound cars backed up past the Big Pineapple and a westbound queue assembling towards Kunda Park.

Reports are emerging that a motorist involved has fled the scene. 

Traffic congestion at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash.
Traffic congestion at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash.

A middle-aged couple was in the car towing the boat, but are reportedly uninjured. 

Long delays are expected before the boat can be cleared from the road. 


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