Rental car crashes into Surfers Paradise hotel

THERE were dramatic scenes in Surfers Paradise earlier this afternoon when a rental car crashed into the QT Gold Coast Hotel.

The accident happened at around 4.30pm when the Toyota Camry smashed head-on into a pole out the front of the building on Staghorn Avenue.

It’s understood the driver, described by witnesses as a middle aged man of Asian appearance, suffered only minor injuries.


He was treated by paramedics at the scene.

Fortunately, no bystanders were hurt and no structural damage was caused to the building or its facade.

PICTURE: Supplied by Marcus Stulberg

PICTURE: Supplied by Marcus Stulbern