Heartbreaking discovery: Mum finds son in backyard pool

UPDATE, 9.35pm: THE condition of a three year old boy found in a pool yesterday afternoon remains unknown.

In a heartbreaking discovery, the child was found by his mother in the backyard pool in Casino just before 5pm.

It's understood the mother then drove her son to Casino hospital.

Hospital staff at Casino immediately called for the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter for an urgent transfer to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane.

The helicopter service confirmed the boy was successfully transferred to the hospital at around 8pm.

 

Original story: A TODDLER has been rushed to hospital after a pool incident late yesterday.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called to Casino Hospital at 5pm after reports a three-year-old boy was involved in a pool incident.

The details of the incident are unclear at this stage, but the boy was taken to Casino Hospital for urgent treatment.

Upon arrival, the rescue helicopter's clinical team treated the boy.

He was then flown to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane.

More to come.



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