Wet weather chaos as car slams into Gold Coast light pole

A man has been hospitalised after the car he was driving ploughed into a light pole in Maudsland this morning.

The 23-year-old was travelling along Maudsland Road around 5.15am when it’s believed he lost control at the intersection of Huntington Street.

The man was treated at the scene by paramedics for minor injuries before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.


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The impact of the crash has caused the pole to come down, with a number of wires exposed.

Energex crews are expected to head to the scene this morning to rectify the damage.

Police investigations are ongoing.