Man dies after car tumbles off hinterland road

A MAN has died after his car tumbled off a dark, winding road in the Gold Coast hinterland on Wednesday night.

The crash happened around 9.00pm at Advancetown, near where Nerang-Murwillumbah Rd meets Beechmont Rd.

It’s understood the man was trapped in his vehicle after it tumbled off a sheer drop and come to rest against a tree.


A man believed to in his thirties was pronounced deceased at the scene.


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The car was reportedly left balancing precariously on a ledge, which hampered efforts to free the man. 

The Forensic Crash Unit are now investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash. 

Police are also appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stoppers or their local police.