Teen in ‘serious condition’ after horror boating accident

A TEENAGE boy has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition following a boating accident on the Gold Coast.

The accident is understood to have happened at Tallebudgera Creek around 11.00am Monday.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed the teen was treated by paramedics at Awoonga Avenue at Burleigh Heads for significant head, hand and foot injuries.


He was then taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

There were no further details available at the time of writing.

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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