Teens arrested over alleged carjacking, crash on Gold Coast

Three teenagers have been arrested after allegedly carjacking a ride share driver before being involved in a serious accident on the M1.

The 31-year-old driver had just filled up his car at a service station on the M1 at Coomera around 11.10pm when he was allegedly assaulted by three males.

The group then stole his Toyota Camry and fled.


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The driver was not seriously injured.

Around 11.30pm, the Toyota Camry was travelling in company with a stolen Hyundai Kona in the northbound lanes of the M1.

According to Police, the Kona has clipped a Toyota RAV 4 before rolling and crashing into a guard rail.

Another car has then crashed into the Kona.

The Camry was found parked on the side of the motorway a short distance away with three boys, two aged 17 and one aged 16, taken into custody.

The occupants of the car that crashed into the Kona, a 17-year-old and 14-year-old girl, were taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.