16-Year-old suffers non-fatal drowning in pool in Bonaero Park east of Johannesburg

15 December 2018 | From Arrive Alive


A 16-year-old girl is in a critical condition following a drowning incident in Bonaero Park east of Johannesburg this afternoon. 

Shortly after 1pm on Saturday afternoon, paramedics from ER24 arrived at the residence where bystanders were busy performing CPR on the girl. Paramedics from ER24 continued with advanced life support intervention and after some time managed to regain a pulse. The girl was then rushed to a nearby hospital for further medical care.

It is understood that the girl and friends were playing in a pool at a residence. They noticed that the girl was not coming up from under the water and immediately called for assistance and initiated CPR. An ER24 Contact Centre nurse stayed on the line and provided telephonic assistance until the paramedics arrived on scene.

The circumstances surrounding the incident is not yet known.


Werner Vermaak
Communications Office
Corporate Communications
ER24
 
 

Share This Page

Tell a friend icon Tell a Friend | Fax machine icon Print this Page

News Articles

18 Oct 2021 | From Arrive Alive
The Limpopo Highway Patrol team over the weekend arrested eight suspects on various offenses including armed robbery, possession of unlicensed firearms, and kidnapping, at Mokopane, Motetema, Lebowakgomo, Musina, and Thohoyandou respectively. On Friday, 15 October 2021 the Police received information
18 Oct 2021 | From Arrive Alive
Our commitment to changing lives and saving lives knows no boundaries. Yesterday the Oudtshoorn Western Cape Department of Health EMS/AMS rescue helicopter responded to a motor vehicle accident (MVA) with multiple casualties on the N1 near Laingsburg. One patient was airlifted to George Provincial
18 Oct 2021 | From Arrive Alive
Seven taxis were impounded during a joint operation on the closed Paarl/Mbekweni Route B97, and three taxi operators have been arrested. This follows a Provincial Traffic Law Enforcement and the South African Police Service joint plan to deal with possible incidents of illegal operations in this
18 Oct 2021 | From Arrive Alive
Imperial’s key initiatives to drive road safety in South Africa, including its annual ‘Car Seats for Kids’ initiative, in partnership with Wheel Well and 947, as well as providing ‘walking seat belts’ to underprivileged children, in partnership with the Bakwena N1N4 Toll
18 Oct 2021 | From Arrive Alive
Current data is predicting fuel price hikes of catastrophic proportions at the end of October for November. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on recent exchange rate and commodities data. The current picture is showing petrol up by 99 cents a litre, and diesel
18 Oct 2021 | From Arrive Alive
A pedestrian was seriously injured after he was run over on the northbound lane of the R102 at the Canelands, KZN robots this morning. Passing motorists reported the accident to Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA). RUSA members were dispatched to the scene and on arrival located the pedestrian lying
18 Oct 2021 | From Arrive Alive
Emer-G-Med responded to a child that was knocked down in Fourways. On arrival they found child with critical injuries and required an advanced airway. He was flown by @Netcare911_sa HEMS to a nearby hospital. Local authorities were on the scene for assistance.
18 Oct 2021 | From Arrive Alive
Netcare 911 responded to a collision on the N2 Northbound between Tongaat and Ballito, North of Durban. Reports indicate that the driver of an SUV lost control, resulting in the vehicle leaving the road, coming to rest in the bush. Medics assessed the scene and found four adults and four children
18 Oct 2021 | From Arrive Alive
Emer-G-Med paramedics are currently in attendance on the M7 Eastbound carriageway, just after the Bellville Road area. A vehicle left the roadway and overturned, leaving one person with moderate injuries. Local authorities are currently on the scene for assistance.

News Archive

Home  |  
Contact  |  
Browser  |  
Disclaimer  |  
CMS  |  
© 2021 - All Rights Reserved www.arrivealive.co.za