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Woman dragged from surf at Kingscliff remains critical

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A woman who almost drowned while swimming at Salt Beach south of Kingscliff yesterday (Sunday) afternoon remains in a critical condition in the Tweed Hospital after being airlifted there from the scene.

The woman was unconscious when dragged from the surf by duty liefsavers who commenced CPR with the help of members of the public.

A local ambulance paramedic who arrived also began treatment before the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter’s medical crew stabilised her then flying her to the hospital.

No further details are available.


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