Man seriously injured in surfboarding accident at Palm Beach

A MAN has suffered a serious eye injury in a horror surfboarding accident on the Gold Coast this morning.

Just after 7.30am, emergency services rushed to Palm Beach after receiving reports a man had been seriously injured in the surf.

A man, aged in his 30s, was treated at the beach for an eye injury.


He has since been taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious but stable condition.


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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