A woman has died after the car she was in crashed into a tree in Tallai on Sunday night.
The 57-year-old woman was a passenger in the car, which was being driven along The Panorama around 8pm when it suddenly left the road and collided with a tree.
Emergency crews rushed to the scene, with fire fighters forced to use hydraulic equipment to free the woman and the man behind the wheel.
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The Mudgeeraba woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
The male driver was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.
The Forensic Crash Unit has launched an investigation.