Light rail back in action after earlier tram slam at Broadbeach

UPDATE 4:15PM | G:LINK services have resumed on the Gold Coast following an earlier crash at Broadbeach.

A white SUV was struck by a tram after its driver attempted to turn right off the Gold Coast Highway and into Victoria Avenue around 3.20pm.

The female driver who paramedics said was aged in her 30s sustained leg injuries and was transported to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.


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Trams were suspended in both directions between both north and south stations in Broadbeach, however, services have since resumed through the area.

FIRST | LIGHT rail services have been suspended on the Gold Coast after a tram slammed into a car at Broadbeach.

It’s understood the accident occurred along the Gold Coast Highway near the intersection with Victoria Avenue around 3pm.

Initial reports suggest the G:link slammed into the white SUV after its driver failed to give way and cut in front of the tram to turn right off the highway.

As a result, services have been suspended in both directions between Broadbeach South and Broadbeach North stations.

Translink says customers can expect delays of up to 60 minutes.

Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the collision.