Jet ski rider dies after accident off South Stradbroke Island
A jet ski rider has died after falling into the surf at South Stradbroke Island near the Gold Coast.
Emergency crews were called to the north seaway about 8:00am after reports a person had been pulled from the water with critical injuries.
It is believed several people witnessed the accident and tried to give the rider first aid but the person died at the scene.
A rescue helicopter flew to the scene.
The man died while swimming at an unpatrolled beach.