A person has been rescued from the water at a Gold Coast beach, following a near drowning.
The incident happened around 7.20am on Saturday, just north of the Tugun Surf Life Saving Club.
Ambulance crews, including the Critical Care and High Acuity Response Unit, rushed to the scene, off Paradise Parade.
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They found the patient, who is yet to be identified, in a critical condition.
They have been taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.