Police resuscitate man twice after night out on Gold Coast

A NIGHT out in Surfers Paradise became a life and death battle for one man after he suffered a medical emergency, with police resuscitating him twice.

Officers were called to a hotel on Cavill Avenue around 10.05pm yesterday in relation to a man causing a disturbance.

Upon arrival officers saw the man quickly fall into a semi-conscious state and then stop breathing.

Police commenced Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) briefly reviving the man before he again stopped breathing and officers re-commenced CPR.

The 36-year-old Carrara man was successfully revived for a second time after a defibrillator was used. The man was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.


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