Young boy hospitalised after near drowning on Gold Coast

A boy has been rushed to hospital after nearly drowning in Surfers Paradise this afternoon.

Emergency Services were called to the scene off Ferny Avenue just before 3.20pm following reports of a “post immersion incident”.

The boy has been transported to Gold Coast University hospital in serious but stable condition.


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It’s not yet known how the young boy came into trouble.

Queensland Ambulance did not confirm the boy’s age.