Man, 65, rushed to hospital after cut free from crash wreck
UPDATE 11.34AM: Traffic is starting to ease after this morning's horror crash on an major Coast road.
A Nissan Patrol collided with the side of a Hyundai sedan just after 10.30am in Maroochydore, crushing the right hand side of the smaller car.
Paramedics, fire crews, and police raced to the scene of the crash where the driver of the sedan was cut free from the crash wreck.
Police have reopened the right hand lane of Aerodrome Road and traffic is starting to ease.
A 65-year-old man has been taken to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.
UPDATE 11:13AM: A 65-YEAR-OLD man has been cut free from the ruins of his car after a four-wheel-drive crashed into the side of his sedan.
The right hand side of the car is completely caved in where the Nissan Patrol struck his vehicle.
Tow truck drivers are on scene at the Maroochydore crash, and have already begun clearing away some of the wreckage.
The right hand lane of Aerodrome Road has been closed and police are on scene directing traffic.
Motorists should expect delays.
BREAKING 10.58AM: Emergency crews are using hydraulic cutting equipment to free a motorist from the wreck of a horrific crash on the Sunshine Coast.
Paramedics and fire crews raced to Maroochydore just after 10.30am after a two-vehicle crash on Aerodrome Road.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesman confirmed that one person is trapped but conscious inside their car, with fire crews preparing to use the jaws of life to cut them free.
Police are also en route to the crash scene.
More to come.