Elderly man injured in hit and run

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88-year-old man treated for minor injuries after being run down in Broadbeach. IMAGE: Bianca Stone SOURCE: Twitter

POLICE are hunting a female driver who failed to stop after running down an 87-year-old man on the Gold Coast this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene near the intersection of T E Peters Drive and the Gold Coast Highway at Broadbeach around 10.30am on Monday following reports the elderly man had been struck by a car.


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It’s understood a woman driving a silver hatchback north along the Gold Coast Highway kept driving after running over the man’s feet while he was crossing the road.

He was left with minor injuries and was treated at the scene by paramedics before being picked up by his son.