Man dies from injuries after being found unconscious along GC highway

The elderly man at the centre of a significant incident in Miami early yesterday morning has tragically died in hospital.

Police have confirmed that the 77-year-old passed away from injuries sustained in a horror incident along the Gold Coast Highway at Nobby Beach.

The man was found unconscious on the side of the road by a member of the public around 3.30 am.


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He’d appeared to have suffered serious head, leg and pelvis injuries and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.

It’s still not clear exactly what happened in the incident, with police investigations continuing this morning.

A 34-year-old Southport man was taken in for questioning yesterday but no charges have been laid just yet.

Forensic detectives are still calling for witnesses or dashcam footage from the area.

Earlier article: “Significant incident” closes part of busy Gold Coast road

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