Girl, 12, fights for life in Gold Coast hospital after being run down at major intersection

A YOUNG girl is fighting for her life in hospital after being hit by a car while trying to cross a major Gold Coast intersection.

Police say the 12-year-old girl was hit by a southbound car as she stepped onto the road at the Broadbeach intersection of the Gold Coast Highway and Hooker Boulevard just before 5pm on Saturday afternoon.

She was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital where she remains in a critical condition with serious head injuries.


The female driver of the car involved remained at the scene and assisted police with their inquiries.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.