A 21-YEAR-OLD man has tragically died after falling out of a golf buggy on the Gold Coast.
The freak accident happened at Hope Island just after 8.30pm on Boxing Day.
Police said three young men were travelling in the buggy along Bolsena Circuit when the front passenger fell out.
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The man, just 21-years-old, suffered life-threatening injuries after hitting his head on the road.
He was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.
Sadly, police confirmed the man succumbed to his injuries and died in hospital on Thursday afternoon.
The driver of the buggy and second passenger, both 20, were not injured.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.