LATEST @ January 15 | Police are appealing for witnesses to a horror crash at Numinbah Valley that has left a young motorcyclist fighting for his life in hospital.
Preliminary inquiries suggest that just after 4.30pm on Friday, a motorcycle and 4WD collided head-on along Nerang Murwillumbah Road, near the intersection with Chesters Road.
The rider of the motorcycle, a 22-year-old man from Varsity Lakes, suffered critical head, chest and leg injuries.
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He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital, where he remains.
The driver of the 4WD, a 48-year-old woman and her 49-year-old male passenger, both from Numinbah Valley managed to escape uninjured.
Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash, or may have seen either the 2005 red Suzuki motorcycle or the white 2017 Mitsubishi ASX travelling along the road prior to the accident, to contact them.
Anyone with dash-cam is also urged to come forward as the Forensic Crash Unit continues to investigate.
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EARLIER @ January 14 | A motorbike rider is in a critical condition following a horror crash with a car in the Gold Coast hinterland.
The two vehicles collided along Nerang Murwillumbah Road, at the intersection with Chesters Road, in Numinbah Valley just after 4.30pm.
The rider of the motorcycle, a man, is being treated by paramedics.
A Queensland Ambulance spokesperon has told myGC he is in a critical condition.
The occupants of the car, a man and woman, have been taken to hospital in stable conditions.
Nerang Murwillumbah Road has been closed as the Forensic Crash Unit begins its investigation.
Police are urging motorists to avoid the area, with lengthy delays expected for quite some time.
ROAD CLOSURE – Nerang Murwillumbah Road, Numinbah Valley closed following two vehicle crash at the intersection with Chesters Road. Forensic Crash Unit investigating. Expect lengthy closure. AVOID location if possible #qldtraffic pic.twitter.com/Zqk4Qn761y
— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) January 14, 2022