Girl in hospital with head injuries after being hit by car on the Gold Coast

A CHILD has been rushed to hospital after being run over by a car on the northern Gold Coast.

The girl, whose age is not known, was struck on Macleay St at Upper Coomera just after midday.

Four ambulance crews, including the city’s High Acuity Response Unit, responded to the scene.


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There, paramedics worked to stabilise the child, who sustained serious head and abdominal injuries.

She was eventually taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said the girl was transported in a stable condition.

First reports from the scene had suggested the patient was an adult woman.