FOURTEEN terrified Schoolies have been rescued after becoming trapped in an elevator at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast overnight.
Emergency crews rushed to a hotel on the Esplanade just after 8.00pm after receiving reports a lift had become stuck.
It took lift technicians and Queensland Fire and Rescue crews around 45 minutes to free the school leavers.
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Paramedics said fourteen patients were assessed at the scene, however luckily no one was injured.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) November 18, 2018