UPDATE: A 12-YEAR-OLD boy has been taken to hospital with leg injuries after he was struck by a car at Upper Coomera.
The boy from Upper Coomera State College was hit near the corner of Reserve and Hargraves Rd just before 3pm.
He’s been taken stable to Gold Coast University Hospital with injuries to his leg.
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EARLIER: A SCHOOLBOY has been struck by a car outside a school on the Gold Coast this afternoon – the second accident of its kind in as many days.
Early reports suggest the 12-year-old boy from Upper Coomera State College was hit by the car on the corner of Reserve & Hargraves Rd just before 3pm.
“He is crying and visibly upset. Cars and people are stopped on the road and alongside the road offering assistance to help and traffic is building up. Please drive carefully,” one woman told Gold Coast Weather & News Together.
Paramedics are on scene treating the child for injuries to his leg before transporting him to hospital.
Motorists have been advised to proceed through the area with caution, with heavy delays being experienced.
Yesterday, an eight-year-old boy was hit by an unmarked police car after he ran onto the road outside a school at Varsity Lakes.
There’s no further information available at this time.