Six children and teenagers have been hospitalised after a vehicle hit students in the car park of an Australian Christian College north of Brisbane.
A vehicle struck a number of students at 3.10pm on Wednesday during school pick up time.
Paramedics were called to Cottrill Rd in Caboolture amid reports of multiple people being hit by a car.
A 10-year-old boy, a 12-year-old boy, and a 15-year-old girl all suffered compound lower leg fractures and were taken to Queensland Children’s Hospital.
#Update – 7 patients in total have been transported to the Queensland Children’s Hospital, Redcliffe Hospital & Caboolture Hospitals after a vehicle & multi-pedestrian incident in #Caboolture. 3 patients serious with significant leg injuries, 4 others stable, 3 with leg injuries.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) March 27, 2019
In a statement on Wednesday, Senior Operations Supervisor Adam Flory from Queensland Ambulance Service said the leg injuries were “pretty extensive”.
A 7-year-old girl was also taken to Queensland Children’s Hospital with a fractured ankle.
A 15-year-old girl was taken to Redcliffe Hospital with a soft tissue injury to her knee and another 15-year-old girl was taken to Caboolture Hospital with a laceration to her arm.
The driver, a 42-year-old man, was taken to Caboolture hospital for an assessment due to the nature of the incident.
“All the patients were obviously very shaken due the incident,” Mr Flory said.
All patients are stable and went to hospital alert, he said.