Man dies after being hit by car on Gold Coast Highway

A MAN has tragically died just days after being hit by a car on the Gold Coast.

The 27-year-old was struck on the Gold Coast Highway at Tugun just after 9.00pm on Saturday.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics for significant head injuries before being rushed to the  Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.


Sadly, police confirmed in a statement this morning that the man succumbed to his injuries and passed away in hospital on Monday afternoon.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.

The driver of the car, a woman, was uninjured.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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