Surfer rescued off Burleigh

Man transported in a serious condition

2 March 2017

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A man has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition after being pulled from the water at Burleigh Heads this morning.

Lifesavers said the surfer, aged in his 50s, suffered a medical condition on his board at 6'clock, while out paddling near the Burleigh Heads Surf Club off Goodwin Terrace.

He was conscious when lifeguards handed him over to paramedics waiting on the shore.

The ambulance crews then transported him to hospital in a serious condition.

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