A MAN is recovering from multiple fractures after falling from a cliff on the southern Gold Coast.
Emergency services were called to Coolangatta’s Point Danger on Marine Parade just after 6.30am on Sunday following reports that a man had tumbled around 20 metres down the cliff side.
It is understood the man fell after attempting to climb a fence to retrieve a pair of sunglasses he had dropped.
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Fire crews winched the man to safety, who was conscious and alert on their arrival.
He was rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital with a fractured arm and pelvis, while complaining of back and abdominal pain.