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7-year-old airlifted following non-fatal drowning in bathtub

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KwaZulu-Natal: At 09H04 Wednesday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a drowning at a residence in Savanna Park, Klaarwater South West of Durban.

Reports from the scene alleged that a 7-year-old male had sustained injuries from a non-fatal drowning while being bathed.

The patient was found in a serious condition and was treated on scene by a Netcare 911 Emergency Care Practitioner.

Due to the nature of his injuries, a Netcare 911 Helicopter ambulance was activated to airlift the child to a specialist medical facility.

Traffic was severely affected as the road had to be closed to allow the helicopter to land.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911

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Gauteng: At 13H35 Wednesday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the R21 before the R25 offramp in Glen Marais Kempton Park on the East Rand.

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Source – Shawn Herbst