Car smashes through Gold Coast townhouse

THERE’S been a lucky escape for a pregnant woman on the Gold Coast after an out-of-control car crashed into her two-storey home, leaving a gaping hole in the wall of the first floor.

Emergency crews were first called to the Cumberland Drive home around 11.40am.

An ambulance spokeswoman said an elderly driver aged in his early 80s was treated at the scene.


He was not transported to hospital. 

No one was hurt in the accident, but it did caused extensive damage to the building.

There’s no further information available at this time.

PICTURE: Nine Gold Coast News