Elderly man hospitalised in critical condition after nearly drowning in waters off Reserve Esplanade, Wellington Point

Update 2.30pm

AN elderly man has been taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition after nearly drowning at Wellington Point this afternoon.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said paramedics were called to Reserve Esplanade, where the man was reportedly plucked from the water, about 1pm.

The high acuity response team are on board for the trip to hospital.

Earlier

An elderly man is being assessed by paramedics after reportedly being plucked from waters off Reserve Esplanade at Wellington Point this afternoon.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said the high acuity response team and paramedics were on scene, with the man said to be in a serious condition.

Crews were called about 1pm.

More to come.