Driver flees after crashing through fence, garden, light pole on the Gold Coast

Police are searching for a person who crashed a car into a light pole in Surfers Paradise overnight.

It happened along the Gold Coast Highway, near Surfers Paradise Boulevard around 2.15am.

Police say the white Holden Captiva lost control while travelling north on the highway.


The car then mounted the median strip, ripped up a garden bed, crashed through two fences on either side of a pedestrian crossing and then slammed into the traffic lights.

Investigations are underway, and police are still searching for the driver.