A two-year-old girl is critical after a near-drowning incident

The child was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after the incident at Seven Hills about 11am.

Emergency crews were called to a home in Columbia Rd and took the girl to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Neighbours performed CPR on her before paramedics with CareFlight’s critical care team arrived.

CareFlight paramedics treated the girl before she was taken to hospital.Source:Supplied

One shocked neighbour told the Blacktown Advocate they were alerted to the scene after hearing the girl’s mother screaming.

“She blue when we saw her,” the neighbour said.

“The husband was on the phone to the ambulance and they were giving us instructions. We got her breathing but not very regular, but at least it was something.”


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