Woman rescued after falling from lookout

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital with multiple abrasions after falling from a lookout on the Gold Coast.

The woman, believed to be aged in her 60s, slipped and fell at the top of Burleigh Hill about 7.30am on Saturday.

Paramedics and firefighters responded to the incident and trekked to the top of the hill to reach the woman.


Source: Queensland Ambulance

Queensland Ambulance said the woman had suffered facial injuries after “falling from standing height”.

She was treated and stabilised at the scene before firefighters and paramedics brought the woman back down the hill.

The woman was taken by ambulance to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Source: Queensland Ambulance