Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash with truck on Gold Coast

UPDATE @ 12.30 PM | A motorcyclist has been killed in a horror crash with a truck along a notorious road in the Gold Coast hinterland.

Emergency crews were called to Nerang Murwillumbah Road at Advancetown just before 10.00am on Sunday.

According to police, initial investigations suggest the motorbike was travelling south along the road when it collided head-on with a small truck.


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Despite desperate attempts by paramedics, the rider, a 26-year-old Tallai man, died at the scene.

The Coomera Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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EARLIER @ 10.45 AM | Emergency crews are currently on the scene of a serious traffic crash in the Gold Coast hinterland.

A motorbike and truck collided along the notorious Nerang Murwillumbah Road at Advancetown around 10.00am.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson told myGC two critical care paramedic crews are on scene.

The rider of the bike was initially trapped, but has since been freed by emergency crews.

The condition of the motorcyclist and truck driver are not known at this stage.

Nerang Murwillumbah Road, between Pine Creek Road and Advancetown, has been closed with police urging motorists to avoid the area.