Horror pictures after traffic worker hit by car

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A traffic controller is fighting for life after allegedly being struck by a car while working on a Gold Coast road.

A traffic controller is fighting for life after allegedly being struck by a car while working on a Gold Coast road.

It happened about 2.45pm Wednesday at the intersection of Gold Coast Hwy and Twenty First Ave, Palm Beach.

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Images show the smashed windscreen of the car allegedly involved in which a 39-year-old traffic controller was struck while working on the Gold Coast on Wednesday afternoon.

The 39-year-old traffic controller was working at the scene when police said she was struck by a passing Mazda.

She was rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital with critical injuries.

Images of the Mazda taken after the crash show the extent of the collision.

The bonnet of the vehicle has a large dent in the centre and the windshield is shattered.

Too familiar a scene on the Bruce Highway, a woman is taken to a waiting ambulance as a traffic controller stands guard following another serious crash at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Munro Street in Babinda.
The traffic controller suffered serious injuries and was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition following the crash.

The 46-year-old driver of the Mazda is being questioned by police, with no charges laid at the time of writing.

The Queensland Police Forensic Crash Unit is also investigating.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has dashcam vision of it, is being urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or online through Crime Stoppers’ website, or via Policelink.