Child in Hotel Pool Accident

A 10-year-old boy is in the ICU at the Hospital Materno Infantil de Málaga after being pulled out of a hotel swimming pool.

The incident occurred around 15.15h, last Saturday in a hotel within the municipality of Manilva in the province of Málaga.

The emergency call centre had received several calls to say that a young boy had been retrieved from a hotel pool and was showing symptoms of nearly having drowned. An ambulance was immediately despatched, together with Policía Local and Guardia Civil officers.

Fortunately, a doctor was staying at the hotel who carried CPR procedure until relieved by the paramedics.

The child was flown by helicopter to the said hospital where his condition is described as “reserved”

(News: Manivila, Malaga, Andalucia)

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