Man Rescued After Falling 20 Metres Down Cliff At Springbrook
Hospitalised with serious injuries
A man has been hospitalised after falling 20 metres down a cliff while climbing a walking track at Springbrook on the Gold Coast.
A 58-year-old has suffered serious abdominal, chest and pelvic injuries after falling off a cliff at a popular walking track in the Gold Coast hinterlands.
Emergency services were called out to the scene at around 12:30PM on Tuesday afternoon following reports the man had slipped and fallen off a rock.
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Five rescue teams were dispatched to the scene where they were forced to use specialist equipment to access the man.
A rescue helicopter was deployed to the area which winched the man to safety.
He was then transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital to be treated for several serious injuries.
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