Toddler critical after falling into pool

2012-11-03 19:00
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Johannesburg - A toddler was in a critical condition in hospital after he fell into a pool in Potchefstroom, North West paramedics said on Saturday.

"The parents went looking for the toddler outside on Friday evening and found him face down in the pool," said spokesperson Vanessa Jackson.

It was not clear as to how he ended up in the pool or how long he had been in the water before his father found him and pulled him out.

The boy was cold and had no pulse. Paramedics arrived and managed to get a pulse back after administering treatment.

The toddler was then transported to Johannesburg's Garden City hospital for specialised treatment.

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