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Car carrying six people including children crashes into Queensland dam

An emergency operation is underway after a car carrying six people crashed into a Queensland dam.  

At least two children are in a critical condition following the Beaudesert Boonah Road crash in Wyaralong, southeast Queensland, at about 2pm.   

First responders pulled the carload full of people from the dam on Sunday afternoon after it went careening off the road. 

Divers are on the way to assist as well. 

A toddler was flown to Queensland Children’s Hospital in a critical condition while a second child was treated at the scene. 

At least two children are in a critical condition following the Beaudesert Boonah Rouad crash in Wyaralong, southeast Queensland, at about 2pm

At least two children are in a critical condition following the Beaudesert Boonah Rouad crash in Wyaralong, southeast Queensland, at about 2pm

A man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s were also driven to Princess Alexandra Hospital with injuries. Both remain in a stable condition.  

Three rescue helicopters have also been deployed, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman confirmed.

A police car which was on the way to the scene crashed and rolled shortly afterwards.

The officers involved sustained minor injuries.

Motorists have been warned to find a different route with the road closed in both directions at Wyaralong. 

More to come. 

A police car which was on the way to the scene crashed and rolled shortly afterwards

A police car which was on the way to the scene crashed and rolled shortly afterwards

A man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s were also driven to Princess Alexandra Hospital with injuries. Both remain in a stable condition

A man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s were also driven to Princess Alexandra Hospital with injuries. Both remain in a stable condition

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