We put him on the stretcher but he was pretty much gone by then. Gold Coast beaches will be closed on Meen in response to the fatal shark attack. Greenmount Beach, near the New South Wales border, is netted, but does not cover surface to bottom.
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Gold Coast shark attack victim Nick Slater. Moment surfer fatally attacked by great white Footage has captured mwn moment a year-old Gold Coast surfer was attacked and killed by a great white shark in front of about 50 other surfers on Tuesday afternoon.
The shark tooth found in the glod of a surfer who was fatally attacked yesterday has been analysed. Emergency services were called to Greenmount Beach just after pm.
Paramedics said the man, gild his 50s, died from critical leg injuries. He has been named as Miami man and real estate agent Nick Slater.
Picture: 7NewsSource:Channel 7 The incident happened within metres of dozens of other surfers. The man is pulled from the surf. Several people helped drag the victim onto the beach.
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Key points: A surfer in his 50s died as a result of critical leg injuries Lifeguards and bystanders on the beach helped him from the water In July another man was killed in a shark attack off Fraser Island Queensland Ambulance Service was called to Greenmount Beach shortly after pm on Tuesday evening. Chief Lifeguard Warren Young said despite their best efforts the man could not be saved. A report will be prepared for the coroner.
It is believed to be the first shark attack at a netted Gold Coast beach since a year-old surfer suffered non-fatal injuries at Nobbys Beach in ABC News: Jennifer Huxley "It's pretty surprising because when you live around here you just don't meen things like this at all. Police Acting Inspector Jonathan Lavin said the man was pulled from the water by some other surfers "suffering a life-threatening injury to his leg — ificant trauma as a result of what is believed to be a shark bite".
Queensland Ambulance Service has confirmed a man died after being attacked by a shark at Coolangatta. It was just like hanging there but not much.
He said lifeguards would patrol on jet skis while the Westpac helicopter would also be in the air looking for s of the shark. Elsewhere a man said he was walking on the footpath at coadt beach when he saw a surfboard floating. Greenmount Beach is one of numerous Gold Coast beaches with shark nets in place.
Gokd Department of Agriculture and Fisheries shark net program website warns nets do "not provide an impenetrable barrier between sharks and humans", nor prevent sharks from entering any particular area. Print with images and other media Print text only Print Cancel A man has died after being attacked by a shark while he was surfing at Coolangatta on the southern end of the Gold Coast.
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The year-old man suffered a fatal leg injury when he was bitten by the shark while surfing outside the local surf life saving club. There was a lifeguard 4WD there already A separate Coastalwatch camera captured the moments following the attack where the gokd is dragged to shore. Lifeguards and other people on the beach rushed to help the man after the attack.