Police responding to traffic incident at Nerang

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage boy was struck by a vehicle on the Gold Coast tonight.

Shortly before 6pm officers patrolling noticed a group of youths walking along Nerang-Broadbeach Road.

As police pulled up activating their emergency warning lights the group dispersed.

A short time later investigations indicate the 14-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle and thrown onto the median strip as a result of the impact.

This vehicle has failed to stop and left the scene.

The boy was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.

Police are appealing for anyone who has information or was travelling along Nerang-Broadbeach Road between 5.45pm and 6pm to contact them.

Anyone with dashcam is asked to contact police.

Investigations continue.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

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

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