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Horror smash between bus, truck

Multiple people have been taken to hospital after a collision between a bus and semitrailer on the M1. Picture: Supplied / Channel 9
A bus and semi-trailer have collided on the M1. Picture: Supplied / Channel 9

Sixty people have been assessed and another 11 have been rushed to hospitals after a horror crash between a bus and semi-trailer on a busy Queensland highway.

Major delays have rocked the M1 after the collision, with police confirming two of the four southbound lanes were closed due to the severity of the smash.

A Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) spokeswoman said the collision occurred on the M1 near Stapylton, just before the Jacobs Well Rd exit, about 9.40am on Wednesday.

Multiple people have been taken to hospital after a collision between a bus and semitrailer on the M1. Picture: Supplied / Channel 9
Multiple people have been taken to hospital after a collision between a bus and semi-trailer on the M1. Picture: Supplied / Channel 9
Multiple people have been taken to hospital after a collision between a bus and semitrailer on the M1. Picture: Supplied / Channel 9
A QAS spokeswoman said 11 people were taken to hospitals on the Gold Coast and others in Logan and Brisbane. Picture: Supplied / Channel 9

Sixty people were assessed at the scene by paramedics.

The spokeswoman said eight people were taken to Logan Hospital, all in stable conditions.

Two teenagers were taken to separate hospitals in the Gold Coast and Brisbane in serious but stable conditions.

Another was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Multiple people have been taken to hospital after a collision between a bus and semitrailer on the M1. Picture: Supplied / Channel 9
Lengthy traffic delays are now expected on the M1. Picture: Supplied / Channel 9

Footage from Channel 9 has captured the extent of the horrific collision, with cars at a standstill in multiple lanes.

Lengthy traffic delays are expected while emergency services remain on the scene.