Man suffers burns after car erupts in flames on Gold Coast

A MAN has suffered burns to his face and hands following a ferocious car fire on the Gold Coast this morning.

The vehicle is understood to have burst into flames on Tsipura and Township Drive in Burleigh Heads just before 5.00am.

A number of fire crews rushed to the scene and managed to extinguish the flames a short time later.


A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said paramedics treated one man with burns to his face and hands.

He has since been taken to Robina Hospital in a stable condition.