UPDATE @4.00pm | As many as three teenagers are on the run after a stolen car crashed in Southport this afternoon.
A group of six teenagers were believed to be travelling in the vehicle, when it crashed at the intersection of Susanne Street and Anne Street just before 2.00pm.
Paramedics – including critical care – were called to the scene where they assessed three patients.
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Two young teen boys suffered significant injuries and have been rushed to hospital in serious conditions.
One of the boys suffered serious head, chest and arm injuries and was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital with critical care paramedics on board.
The second boy suffered a significant leg injury and was also rushed in a serious condition to the Gold Coast University Hospital.
The third patient – a girl in her mid-teens – suffered minor injuries, though was also taken to hospital in a stable condition.
A police spokesperson has told myGC that the vehicle was reported stolen, and that they believe two or three other teenagers were in the car at the time of the crash but then fled the scene.
Police are calling on anyone with information to come forward.
Investigations are continuing.
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EARLIER @2.30pm | A teenager’s been rushed to hospital in a serious condition after a car crash in Southport this afternoon.
It’s understood the two vehicles collided at the intersection of Susanne Street and Anne Street just before 2.00pm.
Paramedics – including critical care – responded a short time later, where three patients were assessed at the scene.
A teenage boy has since been rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition with head, chest and arm injuries.
At the time of writing, paramedics were still on scene treating two other patients for minor injuries.
One of them is believed to be a teenager girl.