Multiple People, Children Hit By Car Outside Queensland School
Six people have been hit by a car outside a school, with children among the injured.
Queensland Ambulance crews rushed to the scene at Cottrill Road at Caboolture, north of Brisbane, around 3.15pm on Wednesday after reports of a car colliding with "multiple" pedestrians.
The street is home to two schools -- the Australian Christian College Moreton, and Pumicestone State School -- and a church.
Ambulance crews told 10 daily that seven people -- six children, plus an adult believed to be the driver -- had been assessed at the scene.
A young boy with significant leg and wrist injuries, another young boy with a significant leg injury, and a teenage girl with significant leg and pelvic injuries have all been taken to the Queensland Children's Hospital in serious conditions. A young girl with an ankle injury was taken to the same hospital in a stable condition.
A teenage girl with a knee injury has been taken to Redcliffe hospital in a stable condition, and another teenage girl with arm lacerations has been taken to Caboolture hospital in a stable condition.
A man, believed to be the driver, was taken to Caboolture hospital in a stable condition as a precaution.
QLD Police told 10 daily that the driver, who police are currently speaking to, is said to be a man.
Police said it was unclear how the collision had occurred.
More to come.