Reports Of One Dead, Up To 11 Injured After Bus “Explodes” In Brisbane

There are unconfirmed reports of one fatality and up to 11 injuries after a bus reportedly partially exploded on Beaudesert Road at Moorooka, in Brisbane‘s south.

Queensland fire and emergency services were called to the scene at about 9am and had the fire extinguished by 9:20am, though it’s believed the driver of the bus was unable to be saved.
Photos from the site show the bus driver’s window blown out, with charring around the frame of the cabin.
Passengers and witnesses are currently being treated by ambos.

Traffic is currently being diverted through Mayfield Road so, if you’re in the area, best avoid it completely.

We’ll update you as the story develops.
Photo: Twitter / @caseybriggs.