Investigations underway after 6yo and man hit by car, Gold Coast

A young boy is recovering in hospital this morning, after a horror incident in Main Beach yesterday.

The 6-year-old was crossing Waterways Drive with a man in his 40s, when the pair were hit by a car around 4.00pm.

Emergency services rushed to the scene, where the boy had suffered facial fractures.


He was taken to hospital in a serious condition, with critical care paramedics on board.

The 40-year-old man suffered abrasions to his lower back, legs and fingers, and was also taken to hospital in a stable condition.

They’re both believed to be recovering in the Gold Coast University Hospital this morning.

Police say the driver – a 41-year-old man – was not injured in the incident, but investigations are underway.

Anyone with information is being urged to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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