Kids hurt in horror high-speed head-on crash
UPDATE 9AM: Five people have been taken to hospital after a horror head-on crash near Cunningham's Gap.
The Queensland Ambulance service says four people were taken to Warwick Hospital in a stable condition.
Another patient was airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital.
Three small children were involved in the crash and a number of people were trapped for a short time.
The highway was closed following the crash at about 5am and has since re-opened.
7.56AM: Warwick police say a head-on collision near Cunningham's Gap this morning could have been so much worse.
Sergeant Lisa Self said both cars involved in the smash had children inside.
"The really concerning thing is there were children in the cars," she said.
"In total there were three small children involved."
None of the children were injured in the crash.
The two cars collided head-on near Bestbrook Mountrain Resort at 5am.
The Cunningham Hwy has been closed since.
Sgt Self said a number of people were trapped in the cars when police arrived on scene.
"It definitely could have been much worse - there was a lot of damage to the cars," she said.
"A number of people were trapped for a short time."
The highway should re-open at around 8am.
Police investigations into the cause of the crash are on-going.
7.15AM: Emergency services are at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on the Cunningham Hwy.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said the two vehicles had collided head-on.
One woman had been trapped in one of the vehicles and a rescue vehicle on scene helped to extract the woman.
The incident was reported at about 5am.
Police and Queensland Ambulance Service personnel are currently on scene.
The incident took place near Tregony close to Cunninghams Gap.
The woman has possible face injuries and a broken ankle.
She will be airlifted by helicopter to hospital.
A police spokesman said the injuries appeared to be non-life threatening.
Two people in the back of her vehicle were also trapped.
One of the vehicles came to a rest in the middle of the highway.
Darling Downs Queensland Ambulance Service senior operations supervisor Mark Handcock said several units from Boonah and Warwick attended the crash.
"The crews are treating five patients, two we believe have sustained moderate injuries. Two are female patients - adults - and two are children."
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and police remain at the scene clearing debris from the incident.
A police spokeswoman said the Cunningham Hwy had been closed as emergency services treated patients and secured the area.
The highway is expected to reopen about 8am.