08JAN

[LAGOON BEACH] 8-year-old rescued from water by bystanders

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An eight-year-old boy’s life was saved by a bystander at Lagoon Beach near Milnerton this afternoon.

Shortly before 4pm, paramedics from ER24, Life Healthcare and Law Enforcement arrived on the scene where they found bystanders caring for an eight-year-old boy. They explained that he and a friend were playing in the lagoon when the boy went under the water. One of the bystanders managed to rescue him and another bystander performed CPR.

By the time paramedics arrived on the scene, the boy showed positive vital signs. They continued to stabilise him and later rushed him to the Red Cross Children’s Hospital for further medical care.

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