Gold Coast crash cuts power to more than 1300 homes

A man has been hospitalised after a car ploughed into a power pole in Mermaid Beach overnight.

The crash happened along Seashell Avenue around 8.30pm, cutting power to more than 1300 homes in the beachside suburb.

The man, aged in his 20s, suffered facial injuries in the smash.


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He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

A second man was also assessed at the scene but declined transport to hospital.

Energex crews have since restored power to all properties affected.

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