Man seriously injured after lawnmower struck by car

A man has been seriously injured after an accident between a car and an industrial lawnmower in Coombabah.

The accident happened on Oxley Drive just after 3.30pm, causing the lawnmower to roll.

It’s understood the man became trapped under the car with bystanders helping to remove the vehicle from him.


The man is suffering multiple lacerations to his arms, legs and head.

He has been transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition with critical care paramedics on board.

Two other patients were also transported to the Uni hospital in a stable condition.

Police are investigation whether the driver of the car suffered a medical episode.

The southbound lanes of Oxley Drive are currently closed near Hansford Rd.

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area with the road expected to be closed for some time.

The Forensic Crash Unit has been tasked to the scene.

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