LATEST @ 11.00 AM | A 14-year-old girl and 21-year-old woman have been arrested after allegedly carjacking a woman at knifepoint on the Gold Coast, before crashing the stolen car into a pole.
The dramatic scenes unfolded around 6.00am this morning, when a 39-year-old supermarket worker parked her Mazda 2 in the carpark of a shopping centre on Beaudesert-Nerang Road at Nerang.
A Queensland Police spokesperson told myGC the pair allegedly threatened the woman with a knife before taking off in her vehicle.
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Around an hour later, the stolen car ploughed into a light pole on Markeri Street at Mermaid Waters.
A 14-year-old Coomera girl, who was allegedly behind the wheel of the vehicle, sustained a leg injury and was taken to the Gold Coast University hospital in a stable condition.
Her alleged passenger, a 21-year-old Coomera woman, was also taken to hospital for observation.
The pair are assisting police with inquiries as investigations continue.
EARLIER @ 9.00 AM | A teenage girl has been hospitalised after allegedly carjacking a woman at knifepoint on the Gold Coast before crashing the stolen vehicle into a pole.
The chaos unfolded just after 6.00am this morning when the teen allegedly approached a woman at a shopping centre on Beaudesert Nerang Road at Nerang.
A Queensland Police spokesperson told myGC the teen allegedly threatened the woman with a knife before taking off in her vehicle.
Around half an hour later, emergency crews were called to Markeri Street at Mermaid Waters after the stolen car crashed into a bush and light pole.
The driver, believed to be a female in her teens, was treated at the scene by paramedics for a leg injury.
She has since been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.
Investigations into both incidents are ongoing.
The carjacking victim escaped uninjured.