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'Carjacker' On The Loose

BREAKING UPDATE | A man and woman are being taken into custody following a car jacking in Hervey Bay earlier.  

A man is accused of taking her White Corolla from a location near the Water park on The Esplanade at 10:05AM. 

He was reported to be travelling south on the Bruce Highway towards Gympie.

7 News broadcast vision of the capture of the man and a female passenger on the Bruce Highway.

The vehicle rolled south of Roys Road.

The vision showed a woman and then a man being led to a police car and a shotgun being fetched from inside the vehicle.    

There are major delays in the area.  

Three people were taken to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital after the stolen car collided with another car and rolled on the Bruce Highway southbound at the Johnston Road off-ramp.

EARLIER | A woman has had her car stolen at gunpoint in Hervey Bay.

A man is accused of taking her White Corolla from a location near the Water park on The Esplanade at 10:05AM.  The Water Park isn't too far from the caravan park.

He is believed to be travelling south on the Bruce Highway towards Gympie.

Police are asking people not to approach the car as the driver is believed to be armed.

A description of the man is yet to be released.  

By Michelle Brewer