Police responding to serious traffic incident at Gold Coast

Police are investigating a serious traffic incident on the Pacific Motorway (M1) in the Gold Coast this morning.

Preliminary investigations indicate around 11.45am, a 34-year-old man was travelling northbound in a vehicle that crashed through a side barrier on the M1, near the Tallebudgera Creek bridge overpass.

It is believed the man exited the vehicle and returned to the roadside, where he was struck by a truck.

The man sustained serious injuries and was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident – or who may have dashcam vision – is urged to contact police.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations continue.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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