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Rider, 35, dies in Pacific Motorway crash

DayGlo Queensland Police path car
Beware these radar units!

A 35-year-old Nerang motorcyclist has died after colliding with a car on the Pacific Motorway at Gaven on the Gold Coast yesterday afternoon. (27 November 2019)

Police say the accident happened about 3.15pm when the man was riding southbound in heavy traffic on the Pacific Motorway.

Rider dies in Pacific Motorway crash
Transport and Main Roads image at 3.25pm shows traffic backed up by the crash

His motorcycle collided with a car just past the Pacific Motorway Smith Street Exit 66 on-ramp about 3.10pm.

The rider was thrown into the path of another car.

Despite desperate attempts by paramedics, the rider could not be saved and died at the scene.

A woman in her 20s escaped with minor injuries and was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Police Forensic Crash Unit officers are appealing for anyone with information or dash cam footage to contact police.

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 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP1902357156

Our sincere condolences to the man’s family and friends.