Teenager drowns at resort

The ER24 paramedics did all they could, but tragically the teenage boy passed away. Photo credit: ER24.

A teenage boy, believed to be 13 years old, tragically drowned in a pool at a resort in Carletonville on Thursday, 6 December.

According to Annine Siddall, ER24 spokesperson, “Paramedics arrived at the scene at about 2.40pm where bystanders were performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the teenager.

“Shortly after the paramedics took over, they realised there was nothing more they could do to help the teen and he was declared dead on the scene.

Read more here: Girl, 14 months, nearly drowns in pool

The details surrounding the incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations,” said Siddall.

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