Baby boy in serious condition after pulled from water in Surfers Paradise

A baby boy is in a serious condition in hospital this morning after a horror near drowning incident on the Gold Coast last night.

Emergency services were called to a location near Budd’s Beach in Surfers Paradise just after 5.30 pm in what paramedics report was a ‘post immersion’ incident.

Paramedics, including critical care, assessed an infant boy briefly at the scene before taking him to hospital for further treatment.


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He’s currently in the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

Specific details about his injuries were not provided by Queensland Ambulance Service.

Police were not made aware of the incident.