Man fighting for life after car erupts into flames on Gold Coast

A man is in a critical condition following a horror car fire on the Gold Coast this afternoon.

Emergency crews rushed to a private property on Mualla Drive at Ashmore just after 1.00pm, after receiving multiple calls for help.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson told myGC that upon arrival, crews found the vehicle “well alight”.


They remain on scene at the moment battling the flames.

A man, aged in his 60s, has suffered significant burns to his upper body, including his face.

Has has been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.