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Coast lifesavers rush to rescue paddler sucked out to sea

Aerial photographs of the Sunshine Coast. Alexandra Parade. Mooloolaba Caravan Park. Mooloolaba Beach. Alexandra Headland.
Aerial photographs of the Sunshine Coast. Alexandra Parade. Mooloolaba Caravan Park. Mooloolaba Beach. Alexandra Headland. John McCutcheon

UPDATE 9.15AM: A PADDLER rescued by lifesavers has refused treatment from paramedics after a near-drowning incident at a Coast beach.

Lifesavers alerted paramedics to the rescue of the paddler just after 8.25am this morning.

The paddler had been dragged out to sea on their surf ski.

A QAS spokeswoman said the paddler refused treatment or transport to hospital when paramedics arrived at the lifeguard hut to assess the patient. 

EARLIER: SURF LIFE savers are rushing to the rescue of someone dragged out to sea at a popular Coast beach.

The alarm was raised just after 8.25am.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman confirmed that paramedics were on their way to Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba.

Lifesavers on a jet ski are currently rushing to the aid of a person on a surf ski who has been dragged out to sea.

Topics:  editors picks moolooaba beach rescue surf life saving


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