Two dead in Pacific Mwy crash near Eight Mile Plains

TWO people have died after a truck allegedly rammed into the back of a vehicle on the Pacific Motorway at Eight Mile Plains on Monday morning.

Police said they received initial reports of a vehicle travelling southbound on the Pacific Motorway, near the Logan Road off ramp, when it allegedly blew a tyre and was rear-ended by a truck about 10.20am.

Paramedics said two people travelling in the vehicle were pronounced dead on scene.
 

Three lanes southbound have been closed after a traffic crash that claimed the lives of two people.

Police said a third passenger of the vehicle was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital with serious injuries. The truck driver was not physically injured.

Brisbane Times

 

Follow the updates on the Pacific Motorway traffic conditions around Eight Mile Plains below: