Man hospitalised after car crashes into light pole

A car has crashed into a light pole in Southport this afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the scene of the single vehicle crash on Olsen Avenue, near Parklands Drive, at 1.00pm.

A man, whose age is not known, was treated at the scene by paramedics for minor injuries.


He has since been taken to nearby Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Delays are currently being experienced in the area with motorists urged to seek alternative routes.

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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