Two children rushed to hospital after nearly drowning
A girl has been rushed to hospital after a near-drowning on the Gold Coast.
Paramedics were called to Laycock Street in Surfers Paradise just before 10.30am after the primary school-aged girl nearly drowned in a pool.
She was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
Meanwhile, Queensland Ambulance Service were called to Saunders Beach, Townsville, after a young child was pulled from the water.
A spokeswoman for the QAS said they were called to a private address around 11.30am after a young boy was pulled from a body of water.
He has since been taken to Townsville Hospital in a critical condition.
Originally published as Two children rushed to hospital after nearly drowning