A Baby is critical after being found submerged in a Randburg pool

23 May 2019 | From Arrive Alive


A  Baby is critical after being found submerged in a Randburg pool

Gauteng: At 15H26 Thursday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a drowning at a residence in Puttick Avenue in Sundowner Randburg.

Reports from the scene indicate that a young male believed to be approximately eighteen months old fell into the pool.

He was found submerged by an eight-year-old who rapidly pulled him from water.

The child was completely unresponsive after being pulled out of the pool.

An Advanced life support resuscitation was initiated by Paramedics from Netcare 911, Life ALS, Emerg-G-Med and a pulse was regained.

Due to the child's condition, the HALO air ambulance was called to airlift the child to the hospital.

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