Man suffers ‘significant head injuries’ after being hit by car

A MAN was last night being treated for significant head injuries after being run over by a car on the Gold Coast.

Police said the man was struck on the Gold Coast Highway at Tugun about 9pm.

Emergency services rushed to the scene where they found the man with significant head injuries.


He was treated by paramedics before being rushed to hospital in a serious condition.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Police remained on the scene late last night, diverting traffic around the area while the site was examined.

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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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