Man dead after hit and run in Broadbeach Waters

UPDATE @ December 26 06:41am:

A man has been killed by a car after thieves broke into his Broadbeach Waters home this morning.

The 50-year-old was struck and left for dead outside his home after thieves broke in just after 1am armed with a bat and a knife.


EARLIER @ December 26 05:05am:

Police are investigating after a man was killed by a car following an alleged disturbance in Broadbeach Waters.

Officers were called to Rio Vista Boulevard around 1:25am this morning, following reports a man had been hit by a car.

He was treated at the scene but was unable to be revived.

Police believe a vehicle left the house and the man was struck when he went out on the street.

After hitting the man the vehicle did not stop.

A crime scene has been declared on Rio Vista Boulevard between Aroona Avenue and Rudd Street South.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.