Delays after kangaroo run over and killed on M1

TRAFFIC has been thrown into disarray on the M1 after a kangaroo was run over and killed on the Gold Coast.

The animal was struck in the southbound lanes near Movie World at Helensvale on Saturday morning.

The incident has triggered delays through the area, with southbound traffic backed up for at least 10km.


Crews are on the scene, removing the dead kangaroo from the motorway.

For a look at the latest traffic conditions across the Coast, click here.

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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