Children rushed to hospital after ingesting ‘mystery substance’

TWO young boys have been rushed to hospital after consuming a mystery substance in Logan.

The children, aged 8 and 9, are believed to have fallen unconscious at a home in Kingston on Monday afternoon.

Queensland Ambulance crews rushed the pair to a Brisbane hospital, where they are understood to now be in a stable condition.


Gold Coast police confirmed they are investigating the incident.

“Police are investigating after two juveniles fell seriously ill after ingesting an unknown substance at Logan,” a police spokesperson told myGC.

There are no further details available at this time.


Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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