Eight people including five children have been taken to hospital following a two car accident at Wanniassa this afternoon.
The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were called to the corner of Drakeford Drive and Tavner street just after 12:30pm.
Firefighters had to cut one patient out of each car who were both trapped by confinement.
Four intensive care ambulance crews treated and stabilised a total of eight patients on scene before transporting them all to The Canberra Hospital in stable conditions.
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The patients ranged in aged from 5 to 50.
1:21pm Sunday 25 March 2012