Motorbike rider critical after collision with car

A MOTORBIKE rider is clinging to life following a nasty accident in Broadbeach.

The 55-year-old man was heading south on Old Burleigh Road around 5pm yesterday when he collided with a car.

Initial Police investigations suggest the car was travelling in the other direction when it slowed to turn into a driveway near the intersection with Australia Avenue.


Upon beginning to turn, the vehicle hit the motorcycle.

The rider was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigations are continuing and anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Police.