South Africa 28.4.2017 10:30 am

Durban toddler in serious condition after near drowning

Image courtesy stock.xchnge

Image courtesy stock.xchnge

A two-and-a-half year old boy is in a serious condition in a Durban Hospital after a near-drowning incident at his house in Devon Grove Bluff, Rescue Care Paramedics said.

Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said a distress call was received on Thursday after the little boy was found in his family pool.

“The boy was in a serious condition and Rescue Care Advanced Life Support Paramedic stabilised the child on scene before rushing him through to a nearby hospital for the further care that he required.”

Jamieson said the exact circumstances leading up to the child falling into the pool were unknown. Authorities were on the scene.

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