Flooding, crashes as rain causes havoc on Gold Coast roads

Motorists are being urged to take extra care on the roads with more rain falling across the Gold Coast.

It comes after a horror crash in the Hinterland on Saturday afternoon that claimed the lives of four people.

A car lost control on Nerang Murwillumbah Rd at Advancetown around 1pm, killing three women and a man, all in their 20s.


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Transport and Main Roads reports this morning there is flash flooding on Brisbane Rd at Arundel near the United service station impacting the northbound lanes.

There is also water across the northbound lanes of the M1 at Mudgeeraba between exits 80 and 82.

Motorists also report water across Benowa Rd at Benowa near the high school.

Emergency services were called to a car caught in floodwaters this morning at Carrara.

The car was stuck on Ancona St around 7.50am but the occupants were able to free themselves before fire fighters arrived.

Four people have also been injured after a car rolled over in wet weather at Mudgeeraba this morning.

The car flipped on Gold Coast Springbrook Rd near Monaro Way just after 6.30am

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson says the four people in the car have minor injuries and are all stable.

The accident has since been cleared and the road is open to traffic.

Meantime a driver has been treated after another vehicle rollover in the early hours of this morning at Helensvale.

Paramedics were called to the corner of Helensvale Rd and Oyster Cove Promenade around 1.30am.

The driver was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Related: Gold Coast cops a drenching with wettest day in five months

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