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.
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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.