Man fights for life in hospital after being hit by a car at Burleigh Heads

A MAN is fighting for his life in hospital this morning after being hit by a car on the Gold Coast Highway at Burleigh Heads overnight.

The 46-year-old was riding a pushbike when he was struck at the intersection of 4th Avenue around 11.52pm.

He suffered life-threatening injuries and was treated by ambulance officers at the scene before being rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.


The 55-year-old man behind the wheel of the car was not physically injured.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.