Gardners Falls at Maleny. Photo: John McCutcheon
Gardners Falls at Maleny. Photo: John McCutcheon

Young man treated by paramedics after near drowning

Paramedics have rushed a young man to hospital after he nearly drowned at a popular Coast waterfall.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics were called to Gardners Falls at Maleny about 2pm.

A man in his early 20s was treated after the post-immersion incident and was in a stable condition.

He was taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital for further treatment.



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