Crane comes crashing down on Gold Coast construction site

A MAN has had a lucky escape after a crane came crashing down on a construction site on the northern Gold Coast.

It happened at the new Westfield Coomera Shopping Centre being built on Foxwell Road at Coomera.

Emergency services were called to the worksite around 2.30pm after a crane tipped onto its side.


(Source: Supplied/Michael Moyer)

Police and paramedics responded to the scene and treated a man for minor injuries.

Firefighters also attended, with reports the crane may have been leaking diesel.

Thankfully, no one was seriously injured and no damage was caused to the new building.

Workplace Health and Safety is investigating.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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