Man recovering after nearly drowning at Gold Coast beach

A man’s recovering this morning, after a near drowning on the Gold Coast yesterday.

It happened at Main Beach just after 5.00pm.

It’s understood the man was out of the water before emergency services arrived.


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Paramedics were called to the beach near McArthur Parade and Stafford Avenue, where they briefly treated a male in his 40s.

Critical care paramedics were also called to the scene.

The man was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital for further treatment a short time later.

He’s believed to be in a stable condition.