A man has been charged after another man was left with critical injuries following an alleged assault at Umina Beach on May 16.
Emergency services attended Myola Rd at about 12:30pm following reports of an assault.
NSW Ambulance paramedics treated a 34-year-old man at a nearby location, before he was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital where he remains in a critical, but stable condition.
Officers from Brisbane Water Police District then launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
A 40-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with common assault.
Police will allege in court that the two men, who are known to each other, were involved in an argument before the older man assaulted the younger man.
The man was given conditional bail to appear before Gosford Local Court on Tuesday, May 25.
Media release, May 16
NSW Police Media