Man hospitalised after near-drowning on Gold Coast

A man is recovering in hospital this morning after nearly drowning at a beach on the Gold Coast.

Emergency crews were called to Main Beach just after 5.30pm on Monday, following reports a man had come into trouble in surf off Sea World Drive.

The man, aged in his 30s, was treated on scene by paramedics for “post immersion symptoms”.


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He was then taken to the Pindara Hospital in a stable condition.