Man charged after hit-and-run in Broadbeach

A New South Wales man will face court after a hit-and-run on the Gold Coast on Tuesday.

It’s alleged he was driving a silver sedan that struck a couple on board a motorbike on the Gold Coast Highway in Broadbeach around 3pm.

The impact of the crash sent the pair flying from the bike, while the driver fled the scene on foot.


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He was tracked down a few blocks south of the crash scene by the police dog squad.

The rider suffered a partially severed toe and burns to his back.

His passenger was severely injured with a broken pelvis, collar bone and numerous cuts.

According to reports, two doctors and four nurses were first to arrive on the svene and assisted until paramedics arrived.

The 29-year-old driver of the car was charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident.

The Banora Point man may face further charges as the investigation continues.

The man is expected to face court on November 17.

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