Hit and run traffic crash, Miami

A THREE vehicle crash at Miami late last night saw one driver flee the scene and two teenagers hospitalised with serious injuries.

Gold Coast police are investigating the crash which occurred when a white sedan and silver sedan collided at the intersection of the Gold Coast Highway and Pacific Avenue around 11.50pm.

The white sedan came to a stop and the driver fled the scene on foot.

The silver sedan collided with a traffic light and a fence before coming to rest. Due to extensive damage to the vehicle the two teenage occupants were forced to climb out of the windows of the car.

A 19-year-old Upper Coomera woman, a passenger in the car, was standing nearby when she was struck by another white car travelling along the highway a short time later.

Both teens, the 19-year-old Upper Coomera woman, and the driver of the silver sedan, an 18-year-old Paradise Point woman, were transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Police will alleged that a 24-year-old Surfers Paradise man, the driver of the third vehicle (second white sedan), returned a positive roadside breath specimen and was charged with driving under the influence of liquor with an alleged blood alcohol concentration of 0.161 per cent. He is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on May 28.

Investigations by Gold Coast police to identify and locate the driver of the first white sedan continue.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.


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