Queensland Ambulance Service. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Queensland Ambulance Service. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle Alistair Brightman

Boy airlifted after nearly drowning at Central Queensland pool

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy was airlifted to Rockhampton Hospital on Sunday following a near drowning in Marlborough.

Paramedics were called to the Marlborough Public Pool at 1.45pm after the boy was pulled unconscious from the water.

He was unconscious for about 30 seconds before regurgitating water.

He was airlifted in a stable condition by the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service.

EARLIER:

QUEENSLAND Ambulance Service paramedics are responding to reports of a possible drowning at a Central Queensland pool.

Emergency services are believed to be at the scene of the incident at Marlborough Public Pool in Railway St.

More information to come.



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