Gold Coaster in serious condition after coming off skateboard

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after coming off his skateboard on the Gold Coast last night.

Emergency services – including critical care paramedics – were called to Burleigh Heads just after 6.00 pm following reports of the incident.

It happened on Ocean Street near Park Avenue.


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They assessed a man in his 40s at the scene for a head injury, before rushing him to the hospital for further treatment.

He’s understood to be in a serious condition at the Gold Coast University Hospital this morning.