Car mounts footpath of busy Surfers street

Orchid Avenue - Crash - Surfers Paradise - Supplied

IMAGE: Tracey Stone-Cogzell SOURCE: Supplied

BYSTANDERS narrowly avoided injury yesterday when a car crash landed on a busy Surfers Paradise footpath.

Witnesses said a Ford Territory travelling along Orchid Avenue veered off the road and mounted the curb around 2.45pm.


It crashed into a bunch of trees and a concrete bollard before stopping short of a taking out a light pole.

The accident occurred on a bustling public holiday and just metres from the Surfers Paradise Police Station.

It remains unclear why the driver lost control of the vehicle.

Thankfully, no one was injured.