Woman hospitalised after car crashes into Gold Coast townhouse

LATEST @ 5.00 PM | An elderly woman has managed to escape serious injury after her car crashed into a Gold Coast townhouse.

Emergency crews were called to a gated complex on Pine Ridge Road in Coombabah just after 3.00pm on Thursday.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson told myGC the vehicle is understood to have crashed into the sliding door of the unit.


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The driver of the vehicle, an elderly woman, was initially trapped in the car for a short period of time before being rescued.

She was then assessed at the scene by paramedics before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

A QAS spokesperson said the woman had “no obvious injuries” and was transported as a precaution.

It’s not yet known how much structural damage the townhouse sustained.

EARLIER @ 3.45 PM | An elderly woman is being treated by paramedics after a car crashed into a townhouse on the northern Gold Coast this afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to a gated complex on Pine Ridge Road in Coombabah just after 3.00pm on Thursday.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson told myGC the vehicle is understood to have crashed into the sliding door of the unit.

The driver, an elderly woman, is currently being assessed by paramedics but is believed to be in a stable condition.

Thankfully no one else has been injured.

Two fire crews are on scene assisting with the removal of the vehicle.

More to come.

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