Man and dog killed in Gold Coast floodwaters – myGC.com.au

A man and his dog have died after a vehicle was trapped in flood waters in the Currumbin Valley.

Emergency services were called to Currumbin Creek Rd near Stackpole Street around 3am Monday morning.

A vehicle reportedly rolled 30 to 40 meters in flood waters.


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A swift water rescue team was tasked but could not locate the car.

Surf Life Saving Queensland crews were called in with an inflatable boat to search for the car.

The vehicle was located around 10:45 a.m. submerged about 10 meters from the road.

A man and a dog were found inside the vehicle.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

Police have renewed their call for people not to be careful near flood waters after a number of rescues across the Gold Coast.

“Unfortunately, again overnight, we saw a number of vehicles entering flooded roads causing the potential loss of life and putting not only themselves at risk but also our service workers. emergency who then need to come in and recover and support and save those people,” said Acting Chief Superintendent Rhys Wildman.

A man had to be rescued after becoming trapped on the roof of a house in Currumbin.

A woman got stuck in a tree in Currumbin but managed to get herself down after the waters subsided.

Read more: Latest updates as Gold Coast hit by flash floods

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