A three-vehicle crash on the Sunshine Motorway earlier this morning is causing chaos for drivers in the area.
A three-vehicle crash on the Sunshine Motorway earlier this morning is causing chaos for drivers in the area. Michelle Munro

Motorway chaos after multi-vehicle peak-hour crash

TRAFFIC is blocked for drivers heading north on the Sunshine Motorway this morning after a multi-vehicle crash at Mooloolaba.

Emergency services were called to the three-vehicle crash on the northbound lanes before the Mooloolaba Rd exit just after 8am, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said.

No one was injured in the crash.

A traffic crash on the Sunshine Motorway is causing delays for drivers heading north towards Maroochydore this morning.
A traffic crash on the Sunshine Motorway is causing delays for drivers heading north towards Maroochydore this morning. Annie Caughey

Drivers are experiencing heavy congestion, with traffic reportedly backed up through Nicklin Way. Witnesses say it's a "gridlock" through Mountain Creek and Brightwater.

Delays are expected and motorists have been urged to proceed with caution.