A young man has had to be cut free from the wreckage, after a nasty smash at Tamborine Mountain overnight.
The man in his 20s became trapped in his vehicle after it smashed into a tree at the corner of Prospect and Young Streets shortly before 11pm on Sunday.
He had to be extrictated from the vehicle before critical care paramedics could bring him down the mountain.
They transported him to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition, with a significant arm injury.
Another man inside the car when it crashed, managed to get himself out unharmed.