Man in critical condition after being pulled from surf on Gold Coast

A man is in a critical condition after being pulled unconscious from the surf at Mermaid Beach.

Emergency crews were called just before 8am this morning, following reports a surfer had come into trouble in the water.

A group of surfers managed to bring the man, aged in his 60s, to shore where they performed CPR.


The man was then worked on at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed he was taken in a critical condition.