Man killed after crane rolls on the M1, Gold Coast

A man has tragically died after a horror crane crash on the M1 last night.

It happened southbound through Helensvale around 8.30 pm, calling emergency services to the scene near exit 62.

It’s understood the crane lost control and rolled over.


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The driver and sole occupant, a 63-year-old man from Cedar Creek, was assessed for critical injuries at the scene.

Despite desperate attempts from paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is now investigating.

No other injuries were reported.