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.


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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.