Police investigate serious assault at Broadbeach

Police are investigating after a man sustained a critical head injury during an altercation in Broadbeach last night.

Initial information suggests a 21-year-old man was walking along Surf Parade this morning when he became involved in a verbal exchange with a group of men and women around 2.40am.

The group allegedly continued to follow the man before an altercation occurred and the 21-year-old was punched, causing him to fall and hit his head.

He was transported to Gold Coast University Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police established a crime scene at the corner of Margaret Avenue and Surf Parade and a number of people are currently assisting with inquiries.

Investigations are continuing.

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You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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