Man injured in late night brawl on Gold Coast street

Investigations are underway after a man was injured in a violent fight on a Gold Coast street overnight.

Police were called to Peninsular Drive in Surfers Paradise just before 9.00pm on Saturday, following reports of people fighting in the street.

A Queensland Police spokesperson told myGC two men had been involved in an altercation.

One man, aged in his 20s, suffered a significant “lower limb wound” and was treated on scene by paramedics, including the High Acuity Unit.

He was then taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Police say investigations into the incident are continuing.

No charges have been laid at this stage.

Blaze Fire

Man in serious condition after Logan house fire

A man has suffered serious burns in a ferocious house fire at Logan overnight.

The blaze erupted at a home on Daintree Drive in Logan Village just before 8.00pm on Saturday.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene, with firies managing to bring the flames under control shortly after.

The man, aged in his 60s, was treated by paramedics for burns to his face and arms.

He was then rushed to the Royal Brisbane Hospital in a serious condition.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson told myGC the High Acuity Response Unit was on board for transport.

QAS Ambulance responding

Man injured in hinterland paragliding accident

A paraglider is recovering in hospital after crash-landing in the Gold Coast hinterland.

The man, aged in his 40s, is believed to have come into trouble while trying to land in Numinbah Valley late yesterday afternoon.

“One patient is being treated for a leg injury after landing quite hard on the ground whilst paragliding,” Queensland Ambulance said.

The man was treated at the scene by paramedics for a significant leg injury before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

A QAS spokesperson said the man was transported in a serious but stable condition.

Man charged following fire at abandoned Gold Coast home

A man has been charged following a fire at an abandoned house in Paradise Point overnight.

Emergency crews were called to the home on Falkinder Avenue just after 8.00pm, following reports of a blaze.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson told myGC that upon arrival, two crews found a “single storey structure alight”, with smoke issuing from the property.

Thankfully it didn’t take crews too long to bring it under control.

It’s understood a man was allegedly squatting in the abandoned home, with reports a cigarette butt may have caused the blaze.

A 48-year-old man has since been charged with wilful damage.

He’s due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on August 26, 2020.

Ambulance Queensland

Five hospitalised after serious truck and car crash on Gold Coast

UPDATE @ 4.45 PM | Five people have been rushed to hospital following a serious truck and car crash on the northern Gold Coast this afternoon.

It happened northbound on Kerkin Road, near the Pimpama Jacobs Well Road intersection, just after 3.30pm.

Multiple paramedic crews, including high acuity response and critical care paramedics, were called to the scene.

One person, whose age and gender is not known, was trapped in one of the vehicles and had to be rescued.

In total, five people were treated at the scene for varying injuries before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said two patients were transported in a serious condition, while the other three were taken stable.

 

EARLIER @ 3.45 PM | Emergency crews are currently on the scene of a serious crash involving a tip truck and car on the northern Gold Coast this afternoon.

It happened northbound on Kerkin Road, near the Pimpama Jacobs Well Road intersection, just after 3.30pm.

According to witnesses, both the truck and vehicle have rolled and are currently on their roof, with reports at least one person is trapped.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson told myGC eight Queensland Ambulance crews are currently on scene, including three Critical Care crews.

Paramedics are assessing at least three children and two adults, including a woman in her 50s and man in his 20s.

The age and gender of the person still trapped in the vehicle is unknown at this stage.

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area, with lengthy delays expected.