Crane rollover completely blocks Gold Coast road

A man has suffered a head injury after a crane rolled over in Tamborine this morning.

Emergency services were called to Beaudesert Beenleigh Road just before 7.00am following reports of the crash.

On arrival it seems a crane had rolled onto its side, and some sort of liquid was leaking onto the road.


Queensland Fire and Emergency services report that the driver didn’t seem to be trapped, though it did take around 20 minutes to get him out of the vehicle.

Paramedics say he suffered a head injury in the incident, and has been taken to hospital in a stable condition.

Fires hosed down the road before leaving the scene around 7.30am.

Police have since reported that the road will be be blocked for several hours, while they work to remove the crane.

Motorists are being urged to be patient through the area, and seek an alternative route.

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