A rescue chopper was called to the SES grounds at 1770 to airlift a 25-year-old Dutch woman to Bundaberg Hospital after she nearly drowned while learning to surf at 1770.
A rescue chopper was called to the SES grounds at 1770 to airlift a 25-year-old Dutch woman to Bundaberg Hospital after she nearly drowned while learning to surf at 1770. RACQ

UPDATE: Woman in 'stable condition' after incident at Agnes Water

UPDATE 2.45pm

The woman has been identified as a 25-year-old Dutch woman on holiday from the Netherlands.

RACQ Life Flight have released a statement saying she nearly drowned while learning to surf at Seventeen Seventy earlier today.

The woman was airlifted to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition. 

UPDATE 12.55pm

A WOMAN, believed to be in her 20s, is currently being transferred by road to the SES at Agnes Water before she is airlifted to hospital.

It is unknown what hospital she will be transferred to at this time, although a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said she's in a "stable condition" after being immersed in water for a period of time.

It its understood the incident occurred at a beach near Springs Rd, Agnes Water.

UPDATE:    The helicopter has been dispatched from Bundaberg, according to a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman, and is still on route. It is believed to be a LifeFlight chopper.   

EARLIER: 

A HELICOPTER has been called to Agnes Water after a serious incident.

The Queensland Ambulance Service responded initially to the incident at Springs Rd, Agnes Water this morning.

A QAS spokesman said paramedics were on the scene assessing a patient believed to be a woman in her 20s, who was immersed in water for a period of time.

QAS was called out at 10.36am and arrived at Springs Rd at 10.50am.

The ambulance service could not say what the patient's condition current condition was, but said the fact a helicopter had been called was an indicator it was "serious".

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has been activated.



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