Elderly man in serious condition after falling from Gold Coast balcony

An elderly man is in a serious condition in hospital after falling from a balcony last night.

Emergency services were called to a private address in Coolangatta around 7.30pm, following reports the man had fallen from a second storey balcony.

Paramedics briefly treated the man – believed to be in his 70s – for back and chest injuries at the scene.


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

Critical Care paramedics were on board, and the High Acuity Response Unit also attended.

Police were also in attendance.