An earlier emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act has been revoked, as investigations into a seven-vehicle crash south of Rockhampton continue.
Emergency crews were called to the multi-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway at Bajool around 11.25am.
Upon arrival, three vehicles were located on fire and another four were extensively damaged, including a b-double truck, a semi-trailer (carrying a military tank), a flat-bed truck carrying two caravans, three cars, and a four-wheel-drive towing a caravan.
Police declared an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) at 12pm, with the exclusion zone encompassing the Bruce Highway, McLean Road and Bobs Creek Road.
Six people were transported to the Rockhampton and Gladstone Hospitals, three with suspected spinal injuries.
The earlier emergency declaration under the PSPA was revoked; however, the Bruce Highway is expected to remain closed for an extended period.
Motorists are urged to avoid the area or expect long delays.
Earlier: Police have made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) due to an ongoing traffic incident at Bajool south of Rockhampton.
The PSPA was declared at 12pm, with the exclusion zone including the Bruce Highway, McLean Road and Bobs Creek Road.
Officers were called to the area at 11.25am following reports of a multi-vehicle traffic crash.
Members of the public are advised to avoid the area and those within the exclusion zone are asked to remain indoors, or inside their vehicles, until further notice, and to follow directions from emergency crews.