A teenage boy has been hospitalised after being hit by a truck while allegedly trying to run from the scene of a suspected stolen car crash on the Gold Coast.
Emergency crews were called to Bermuda Street at Broadbeach Waters just after midday, following reports a person had been hit by a truck.
A Queensland Police spokesperson told myGC it’s alleged the teen’s van collided with a parked car along the busy stretch of road, before he tried to make a run for it and was struck by a passing truck.
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The 16-year-old suffered head and arm injuries and was treated at the scene by paramedics.
He has since been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition, where he remains under police guard.
Police said the van the teen was allegedly driving was reported stolen from a home on Essendon Court at Robina overnight.
Investigations are continuing.