Man charged after crashing suspected stolen car into Gold Coast home

UPDATE @ September 16, 6.00 AM | A MAN has been arrested after allegedly crashing a suspected stolen car into a Gold Coast home whilst two people slept inside.

The white four-wheel drive careered into the front of the house on Kallaroo Crescent at Ashmore just before 4am on Sunday.

The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene.


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A teenage girl miraculously managed to escape injury despite being trapped inside her bedroom for a short time.

A woman in her 50s was also assessed by paramedics but did not need transport to hospital.

Following investigations into the smash, police tracked down a 28-year-old man from Banora Point on Sunday.

He’s been charged with one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving of a motor vehicle and drive a motor vehicle without a drivers licence – disqualified by a court.

He is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today.

EARLIER  @ September 15, 9.00 AM | A teenage girl has had a lucky escape after a suspected stolen car crashed into her bedroom in the early hours of this morning.

The white four-wheel drive careered into the front of the house on Kallaroo Crescent at Ashmore just before 4am.

The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene.

The girl was trapped inside her bedroom for some time before eventually being freed with the help of firefighters.

She was uninjured while a woman in her 50s was also checked over by paramedics but did not need hospital treatment.

The home has suffered major structural damage in the accident

Engineers are expected at the house this morning to assess the damage.

Police are still trying to track down the driver of the car.

Officers are investigating whether the vehicle was stolen.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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