Woman killed in freak crash at Gold Coast shopping centre

UPDATE: A woman has been killed in a freak accident at a major shopping centre on the Gold Coast.

The woman, who is believed to be aged in her 60s, reportedly crashed into a boom gate at the shopping centre in Broadbeach Waters at around 2pm.

The woman was reportedly driving out of the centre’s car park on Hooker Boulevard when she lost control of her car and struck the gate.


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It’s understood she suffered critical head injuries and went into cardiac arrest.

Sadly, she was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains unknown.

The forensic crash unit is investigating.