Child rushed to hospital after near drowning in Surfers Paradise

A young boy has been taken to hospital after nearly drowning in a pool at Surfers Paradise.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson told myGC that the youngster was reportedly found at the bottom of the pool at a resort off Ferny Avenue just before 10.00am.

The spokesperson said the child was quickly rescued from the water and given oxygen prior to Ambulance crews arriving on scene.


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He was then treated by paramedics before being transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

With a heatwave forecast for South East Queensland over the coming days, parents are being reminded to keep a close eye on children when in and around water.

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