Five people were taken to hospital after their car went down an embankment.
Five people were taken to hospital after their car went down an embankment. Bev Lacey

Five injured as car crashes down embankment

FIVE people were taken to hospital after their vehicle crashed down an embankment near Conway on Saturday morning.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said two adults and three children were injured in the crash on Conway Rd near the boat ramp.

The ambulance was called to the accident at 8.52am.

The spokesperson said a 31-year-old woman received an arm injury while a 29-year-old man had multiple abrasions.

A boy, 12, received a chest injury, while two girls, aged five and 10 years both head received head injuries in the accident.

All occupants of the car were able to get out of the car themselves and were at the top of the embankment when the ambulance arrived, the spokesperson said.

All five were taken to Proserpine Hospital.

A hospital spokesperson said the man and children were treated at Proserpine and discharged from hospital, while the woman was transferred to Mackay Hospital in a stable condition for further care.