Manhunt after rental car crashes into brick wall in Surfers

A major manhunt is underway after a carload of people allegedly fled the scene of a nasty crash in Surfers Paradise.

Emergency crews were called to Paradise Island just before 8.00am on Thursday, following reports a car had lost control and ploughed into a brick wall.

It’s understood the car involved is a rental car.


A Gold Coast Police spokesperson told myGC one male has been taken into custody, however around four to five others remain on the run.

A female, believed to have been a passenger in the vehicle, suffered minor injuries and remained at the scene of the crash.

She was treated by paramedics before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Investigations are ongoing.