UPDATE @ 8.30 AM | A man’s been hospitalised after a nasty surfing incident on the Gold Coast this morning.
Paramedics – including the High Acuity Response Unit – were called to the beach in Miami around 7.30 am, following reports a man had been pulled from the water.
He was initially assessed in a serious condition with a significant injury, but paramedics were able to stabilise him at the scene.
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He’s now being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.
It’s still not clear exactly what happened in the surf, with paramedics reporting that they were only told he came off his board.
The man’s believed to be aged in his 30s.
EARLIER @ 7.45 AM | A surfer is in a serious condition this morning after they were reportedly pulled from the water in Miami.
Paramedics have confirmed they’re in attendance at the scene along Marine Parade.
They were called in around 7.30 am, including the High Acuity Response Unit following reports someone had been pulled from the water following a ‘surfing incident’.
The gender and age details of the surfer are currently unknown.
Crews remain on scene, with the patient suffering a ‘significant leg injury’.
#Miami – Paramedics are on scene at a location off Marine Parade after a patient was reportedly pulled from the water following a surfing incident at 7.33am. The patient is in a serious condition with a significant leg injury. The High Acuity Response Unit is en route.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) February 16, 2021
More to come.