Entries by Jaydan Duck

Swimmer suffers suspected spinal injury at Surfers Paradise beach

A person has been rushed to hospital after suffering a suspected spinal injury at Surfers Paradise beach. It’s believed the swimmer was injured in the surf shortly after 4pm. Paramedics said the patient has been transported to Gold Coast University Hospital for further assessment. Surf Life Savers have been kept busy all day, with dozens […]

Man dies trying to save drowning family south of the Gold Coast

UPDATE: A man who died at a beach south of the Gold Coast on Good Friday had reportedly jumped into the ocean to save a family that had been swept out to sea when he tragically drowned. The Easter tragedy struck at Fingal Head in far northern NSW, just south of Coolangatta, at around 3.30pm. The man, believed to be from Burleigh […]

Paramedics called to traffic crash at Southport

Emergency services are responding to reports of a car crash with injuries at Southport on the Gold Coast. Early reports suggests at least two cars collided on Nerang Street, near Pohlman Street, around 3pm. Paramedics have been called to the scene to treat the injured. It is unknown if any serious injuries have been sustained.

Man, 21, charged with 27 offences after wild night on the Gold Coast

A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged with more than two dozen serious driving and property offences following a wild night and subsequent police chase on the Gold Coast. Police say detectives patrolling the Elanora and Palm Beach areas first spotted the young man acting suspiciously in a vehicle fitted with stolen number plates […]