M1 at standstill after multiple crashes, Gold Coast

Huge delays on the M1 southbound this afternoon, after a number of crashes.

It’s understood a motorbike was involved in a crash in the southbound lanes through Nerang 4.30pm.

Traffic was stopped, with delays building back past the Smith Street exit.


Transport and Main Roads reports that at least one lane is blocked, and is urging motorists to expect delays.

Queensland Ambulance came across the crash, and report that a number of vehicles had pulled over to help.

A man in his 40s has been hospitalised with spinal precautions.

According to Google maps, several crashes have taken place on the M1 this afternoon, wreaking havoc on afternoon traffic.