Man arrested, woman rushed to hospital following dramatic road rage incident

UPDATE: A MAN responsible for the horrifying road rage attack in Molendinar on the Gold Coast has been arrested.

It’s believed the man was driving a black Jeep, when he rammed a woman’s vehicle off the road, down an embankment and into a house on Macquarie Avenue just before 8.45am.

Police say the man then assaulted the woman with what is believed to be a metal pole whilst she was trapped inside the vehicle.


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He is alleged to have then stolen a white council ute, before he surrendered himself to police at Coomera with stab wounds to his chest and neck, allegedly self-inflicted.

He has been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.

The woman, who was trapped in her vehicle for almost an hour, has been rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition with severe head injuries.

Earlier reports suggested a child may have been in the car at the time of the horrific incident,  however it was revealed the toddler had been dropped at childcare just minutes earlier.

A crime scene has been established and Macquarie Ave remains blocked from Watford Crescent to Breakspear Road.

UPDATE: POLICE are chasing an alleged bikie, possibly armed with a handgun following a dramatic road rage incident in Molendinar on the Gold Coast.

It’s believed the man was driving a black Jeep, when he rammed a woman’s vehicle off the road, down an embankment and into a house on Macquarie Avenue just before 8.45am.

He is then said to have stolen a white council car and remains on the run.

Emergency services are still working to free the woman, who is believed to have suffered a head injury.

A crime scene has been established and Macquarie Avenue at Molendinar has been shut down by police.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

Photo: @TomWMaclean

Photo: @TomWMaclean

Photo: Nine News

Photo: Nine News

EARLIER: A WOMAN is said to be trapped in a vehicle after it crashed into a house in Molendinar.

Early reports suggest the woman’s vehicle may have been run off the road by another vehicle, although details at this stage remain unclear.

Queensland Ambulance have confirmed they are at the scene, working with emergency services to free the woman.

There are fears the vehicle may be leaking fuel.

Emergency services have shut down Macquarie Avenue at Molendinar.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

More to come.

PHOTO: @joshadsett

PHOTO: @joshadsett

 

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