Driver taken for drug tests after car smashes into oncoming traffic

Three people hurt in Mermaid Beach crash

Driver taken for drug tests after car smashes into oncoming traffic

The suspected drunk or drugged driver of a car that lost control at Mermaid Beach before colliding with oncoming traffic hasĀ been taken into police custody.

Three people have been taken to hospital after the incident at the corner of Chairlift Avenue and the Gold Coast Highway just before 2pm on Friday.

Witnesses report seeing the car lose control, before mounting a median strip and crashing into oncoming vehicles.

He was taken into custody for mandatory blood and alcohol testing.

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