Dramatic rescue after Gold Coast hiking trail fall

A TWILIGHT walk has turned into high drama for a young man, who fell from a hiking trail at Burleigh Heads on Tuesday night.

Emergency crews were called to the scene, off Goodwin Terrace just after 6pm, to find the 21-year-old in a tight spot near a lookout.

Paramedics, including Critical Care paramedics, treated him for minor ankle injuries while other crew members decided how to get him out of the rocky space.


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With the assistance of other emergency services, the man was eventually extricated after a number of hours and transported stable to Robina Hospital.

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