Teenage girl airlifted to Gold Coast after water tubing accident

The Gold Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to the scene about 4.30pm.

RACQ CareFlight Rescue Aircrewman Ryan Purchase said the girl was being towed behind a speed boat in a water tube when she was thrown off into the water.

The teen was airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Her father travelled with her in the helicopter.

This Easter, RACQ CareFlight Rescue is urging holiday-makers to stay safe on roads, in the water and when venturing out to remote areas.

More details on holiday safety can be found on CareFlight’s website.