Girl trapped in public transport horror
A TEENAGE girl has been seriously injured after a light rail tram accident near a Gold Coast station.
Paramedics and emergency services were called to the Nerang St Station in Southport at 12.50pm.
The girl, in her late teens, was in a serious condition after becoming trapped between tram and the station.
#Southport - A pedestrian and tram incident has been reported at a location on Nerang Street at 12.50pm. Paramedics including Critical Care Paramedics are on scene assessing one patient for abrasions to their legs and face.— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) April 25, 2019
Witnesses reported seeing two teenage girls run across the tracks, with one struck by a southbound tram.
Commuters claimed the girl was dragged up to three metres before the driver could stop, causing serious abrasions to her face and legs.
She has been taken to Gold Coast University Hospital for further treatment.
The accident caused significant delays for passengers across the system.
At 1.35pm G:link warned commuters to expect residual delays of up to 30 minutes in both directions as the light rail service returned to normal.