Woman hospitalised after being attacked by kangaroo at Gold Coast home

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a feisty fight with a kangaroo at her house on the Gold Coast.

Paramedics say they were called to a private residence at Coombabah just before 2.30pm on Tuesday.

They arrived to find a woman, believed to be aged in her 50s, covered in multiple lacerations and scratches.


She had reportedly become embroiled in a brutal battle with a wild kangaroo after it bailed her up in her yard.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson told myGC the woman was lucky to walk away with only minor injuries.

She was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.