Man injured after falling from car park into a swamp

A man has ended up in hospital after plunging six metres from a car park in Merrimac.

Emergency services were called to a private property around 1.30am on Sunday after the man in his 20s had landed in a swamp.

Paramedics including Critical Care and the High Acuity Response Unit attended the scene.


The man was assessed for spinal injuries before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Meantime a woman is in a serious condition after falling from a buggy in Hope Island.

Paramedics were called to a private residence around 7.45pm on Saturday.

The woman was suffering a head injury and was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital.