Gold Coast man dies in car crash at Yatala

A man from the Gold Coast has died after a fatal crash in Yatala last night.

Police said the 33-year-old man clipped an oncoming truck’s trailer on Darlington Drive just after 7pm on Thursday night.

The collision caused the van to fly off the road hitting trees and a fence.


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An investigation into whether the driver was speeding or driving on the wrong side of the road is being conducted by the Forensic Crash Unit.

Paramedics were immediately called to the scene but they couldn’t revive the man from Upper Coomera.

Anyone with any information that can assist the investigation is urged to contact PoliceLink on 131 444.