Elderly man dies in Hinterland crash

A man has died after his car hit a tree in the Gold Coast Hinterland.

Police say the 72-year-old was travelling south along Nerang-Murwillumbah Road in Numinbah Valley, around 4.30pm on Friday afternoon, when the accident happened.

The car crashed into a large tree and the man died at the scene.


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He was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle.

The incident forced the closure of the road for a number of hours.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit are continuing.

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