UPDATE @ 12.30pm: Emergency services remain at the scene of a serious crash near Westfield shopping centre at Helensvale.
Police say a motorcyclist has crashed into a pole on Millaroo Drive.
The street has been closed in both directions with a large number of emergency vehicles on scene.
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Police say the rider, a man aged in his 20s, is in a critical condition. According to paramedics, it is possible he may have suffered from a medical condition.
CPR was performed on the scene and the motorcyclist was resuscitated.
An ambulance spokesperson told myGC the man is expected to be transported to hospital in a critical condition.
Motorists are being warned to avoid the area.
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