Queensland Ambulance Service was called to Bourke St, Blacks Beach about 3.43 this afternoon.
Queensland Ambulance Service was called to Bourke St, Blacks Beach about 3.43 this afternoon.

Serious condition: child nearly drowns on Mackay beach

IN A horrible start to the school holidays, a child has nearly drowned at a Mackay beach. 

Queensland Ambulance Service was called to Bourke St, Blacks Beach about 3.43 this afternoon. 

A spokesman said a "primary-school aged male" was transported to Mackay Base Hospital in a serious but stable condition.