A young woman has died after she was thrown from the vehicle during a serious crash.
A young woman has died after she was thrown from the vehicle during a serious crash.

UPDATE: Young woman dead after horror M1 crash

UPDATE | A WOMAN has died after being thrown from her car in a horror crash on the Gold Coast stretch of the M1 in the early hours of this morning.

The 28-year-old, from Wallsend in NSW, was hospitalised in a critical condition after the car she was a passenger in collided into a barrier on the M1 at Tugun at 2.10am.

A 40-year-old male from Richmond in NSW was driving the car, which crashed while travelling northbound, just before the Currumbin exit.

The car rolled several times, with the woman being thrown from the car's wreckage.

Police, critical care paramedics and the High Acuity Response Unit were called to the scene.

The woman had serious head and chest injuries and was transported Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition before she died some hours later.

The driver was not injured.

The man was arrested in relation to other matters by police and was charged with failing to appear.

He will appear in Southport Magistrate Court tomorrow morning.

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating the single vehicle crash.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Earlier | A YOUNG woman is fighting for her life after being involved in a serious car crash at Tugun last night.

A man and woman were travelling northbound on the Pacific Motorway about 2.10am when they crashed into a barrier, just before the Currumbin exit, and rolled several times.

It has been reported the crash happened at such a high impact it threw the female passenger out of the vehicle.

Police, critical care paramedics and the High Acuity Response Unit were called to the scene.

The woman in her 20s was left with serious head and chest injuries and was transported Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.

The male driver was not injured.

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating the single vehicle crash.



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