A man’s been rushed to hospital this morning after a nasty single car crash in Southport this morning.
It’s understood his car crashed into a power pole on Smith Street, near the Freedom service station, around 5.15am.
Bystanders reportedly had to help extinguish flames that broke out as a result of the crash.
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Emergency services arrived a short time later, where they blocked off two lanes while assisting.
The man – believed to be in his late teens – had to be taken to the Gold Coast University with chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries.
He’s understood to be in a stable condition, while the Smith Street lanes have since been reopened.
It follows a number of car crashes on the Gold Coast, which saw multiple people hospitalised.
Earlier this morning, a car crashed into a guard rail on the M1 in Tugun.
It happened around 4.15am in the southbound lanes, with one woman requiring treatment for leg injuries.
She was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.
Last night, a three car crash in Broadbeach was reported to paramedics around 7.00pm.
Five people were assessed at the scene for minor injuries, with only one person requiring further treatment in hospital.
While a single car crash was reported in Pimpama around 7.00pm as well, where the driver sustained minor injuries and was also taken to hospital in a stable condition.