Woman dies after car rolls on the M1

Update @ 12.00pm: A woman who was critically injured in a crash at Tugun has died in hospital.

The woman was thrown from a Holden Commodore after it lost control on the M1 and rolled several times around 2.10am.

The 28-year-old from Wallsend in New South Wales was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital but has since died.


The 40-year-old male driver from Richmond in New South Wales was uninjured but was arrested on unrelated matters.

He’s due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on Saturday.

Earlier @ 6.00am: A woman is fighting for life after a serious accident at Tugun.

Police say a Holden Commodore was travelling north on the M1 at around 2.10am when it left the road and rolled several times.

A woman in her 20s, who was a passenger in the vehicle, suffered critical injuries in the accident.

She was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital while the driver of the car escaped injury.

Police say the Commodore was the only vehicle involved in the accident.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them.

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