Ute ripped in two in shocking Gold Coast crash

A driver has been lucky to escape serious injury after a ute was ripped in half in a horror crash at Nerang.

The driver reportedly failed to negotiate a left-hand turn on Beaudesert Nerang Rd at Tibbing St around 9.50pm on Saturday night.

The force of the crash also ripped a tree out of the ground.


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The driver was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate the accident.

Investigations are also underway into a nasty accident in the Hinterland that left three people injured.

Two cars collided on Beaudesert Nerang Road around 10.15pm on Saturday night.

A woman in her 30s was treated for chest pain while a man in his 30s suffered chest and abdominal injuries.

A second man in his 30s suffered minor injuries in the crash.

All three were taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in stable conditions.

A fourth person declined transport to hospital.