Aerial view taking in Buddina beach, Point Cartwright and Mooloolaba. Photo Lachie Millard
Aerial view taking in Buddina beach, Point Cartwright and Mooloolaba. Photo Lachie Millard

Close call: Three in hospital after near-drowning

Three patients have been taken to hospital after a near-drowning on a Coast beach.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said a male in his 30s and a woman in her 40s were two of the patients transported by paramedics at 10:34am.

The near-drowning incident occurred off Pacific Boulevard in Buddina.

The age and gender of the third patient is unknown.

All three patients were taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.



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