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KwaZulu-Natal: 7-year-old airlifted following a non-fatal drowning in a bathtub

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.

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