Man hospitalised after suffering electric shock on Gold Coast

A man has been rushed to hospital after suffering an electric shock on the Northern Gold Coast.

It happened at a private addres in Ormeau just before 6.30pm last night.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson told myGC the man was digging into ground when he hit powerlines, sparking the electric shock.


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The man, aged in his 30s, was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Robina Hospital in a stable condition.

Meantime, a motorist is in a serious condition following a nasty two-car crash in the hinterland.

Two cars collided along Glenmore Drive at Bonogin around 3.00pm on Wednesday.

Two others invovled in the crash were taken to hospital in stable conditions.