Man dead after car flips into water on the Gold Coast

Police are investigating the circumstances around a horror incident on the Gold Coast overnight, which resulted in the death of a man.

It’s understood the 55-year-old from Logan was travelling in a car along Boowaggan Road near Gooding Drive in Merrimac just after 9.00 pm when the car crashed and rolled several times.

Emergency services rushed to the scene around 9.20 pm, but despite desperate attempts, the man couldn’t be saved.


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Police are now looking into the circumstances around the crash, with investigations continuing this morning.

Anyone with dashcam footage is being urged to contact police immediately.

It’s understood there was no one else in the car, and no other injuries were reported.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services can offer counselling and support:
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