Woman killed in freak accident on suburban Gold Coast street

A WOMAN has died after being run over by a car as it rolled backward down a suburban street on the Gold Coast.

The tragedy struck on Fleet Street in Highland Park around 5.15pm on Friday afternoon.

Police said the woman was walking behind the car when it “rolled down a slope and ran over her”.


Sadly, there was nothing anyone could do to save the woman.

Police confirmed she was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal incident.

Anyone who may have witnessed the awful accident is urged to come forward and call Police Link on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.