Nurse found with head injuries in Gold Coast driveway dies in hospital

UPDATE February 24 2019 6am | A GOLD COAST nurse has passed away in the Gold Coast University Hospital, surrounded by her former colleagues.

Lisa Davey, 37, was found unconscious in the driveway of her unit complex in Arundel at 6.45pm on Thursday, with mystery surrounding how she came to suffer her injuries.

Police described her ‘unexplained life-threatening head injury’ as consistent with ‘blunt force trauma’ or a major car accident.


They are appealing to the public for information, including anyone who may have seen anything suspicious or anyone ‘out of place’ in the Arundel area.

Detectives are also asking for dashcam vision taken in Callistemon Court and a nearby section of Olsen Avenue from late Thursday afternoon.

Ms Davey has recently resigned from GCUH, with plans to move to Cairns.

Some of her former emergency department co-workers had kept a bedside vigil, praying she would recover from her injuries.

FIRST February 22 2019 8am | A woman has suffered life-threatening injuries in mysterious circumstances, after being discovered in the driveway of a home at Arundel.

The 37-year-old was found unconscious in the driveway on Callistemon Court around 6.45pm on Thursday night.

Police say the woman had sustained an unexplained life-threatening head injury.

The woman was rushed to hospital by paramedics but her condition is unknown.

Police are now trying to work out how the woman sustained the injury.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything suspicious or anyone ‘out of place’.

They’re also asking for any motorists who may have dash cam footage to contact them.

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