Man hospitalised after crashing into light pole on Gold Coast road

A man has been taken to hospital after he smashed into a pole in Carrara.

The crash happened around 6.00pm when the man in his 60s took a left turn off Gooding Drive into Palm Meadows Drive.

He lost control of his vehicle and went over the median strip before crashing into the pole.


The light pole smashed down onto his vehicle.

A QPS spokesperson said the man suffered lower leg injuries and a suspected spinal injury.

He was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

A second car suffered minor damage in the collision, with the driver escaping uninjured.