Man dies in Gold Coast hospital, two days after nasty crash

A MAN has died in hospital, two days after he was injured in a nasty traffic accident on the Gold Coast.

The 91-year-old was riding his mobility scooter across a pedestrian crossing on Bayview Street at Runaway Bay on Wednesday when he was struck by a car just after 1pm.

The local elderly man suffered severe injuries as a result of the impact and was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital where he spent two days in a serious condition.


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Sadly, in a statement released this afternoon, police said the 91-year-old passed away on Friday night.

Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.