A young boy has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition after being pulled from the flooded Coomera River.
The child, whose age is unknown, is believed to have been in a kayak when he came into trouble in the water about 6.10pm on Sunday.
A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said bystanders performed CPR on the youngster at a location on Illinbah Road, Illinbah until emergency services arrived on scene.
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The child was revived and rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital with the assistance of a critical care paramedic.
QAS said the High Acuity Response Unit was also called to the near-drowning incident.
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It comes after an 18-year-old man died after being swept away in raging flood waters caused by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen in North Queensland on Sunday.