Woman killed after being struck by car on major Gold Coast road

A WOMAN has died after being struck by a car while trying to run across a busy Gold Coast road.

It’s believed the 61-year-old was running across the Gold Coast Highway in Miami around 7.00pm on Monday when she was struck by a vehicle travelling south.

She suffered critical head injuries in the incident.


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Paramedics rushed her to the Gold Coast University Hospital but she died a short time later.

The driver of the car was not physically injured.

The Highway was closed off for some time around Riviera Road as police investigated but the area has since reopened.

The Forensic Crash Unit is continuing its investigations.

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