Grave fears for man found face down in water at Gold Coast beach

A man has been found in a critical condition after he was pulled from the beach at Coolangatta this morning.

Surfers found the man, reportedly aged in his 50s or 60s, face down in the surf near McDonald Street around 9.00 am.

Lifesavers performed CPR at the scene, before paramedics from both Queensland and New South Wales arrived on scene.


A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed that a male patient was assessed in a critical condition.

No transports have been made to hospital.

Police are also at the scene.

More to come.