Toddler drowns in Pretoria

2012-05-21 17:42

Johannesburg - A 2-year-old boy drowned on Monday when he fell into a swimming pool at his home in Lynnwood, Pretoria, paramedics said.

His parents found him in the pool around 15:00 on Monday, said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks.

"They rushed him to a nearby doctor where the boy was still critical."

The boy was then taken to hospital, but was declared dead on arrival, Wicks said.



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