WOMAN DIED SHORTLY AFTER ARRIVING AT HOSPITAL FOLLOWING DROWNING INCIDENT NEAR CAMPS BAY
Posted on: 03/09/2017

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WOMAN DIED SHORTLY AFTER ARRIVING AT HOSPITAL FOLLOWING DROWNING INCIDENT NEAR CAMPS BAY
ER24 Paramedics | Western Cape | NARI

3 Sep 2017, Camps Bay, Cape Town: A woman drowned near Camps Bay on Saturday afternoon. At approximately 17h00 paramedics from ER24 arrived on scene where they found bystanders performing CPR on the woman.

She was placed on life support and rushed through to New Somerset Hospital while paramedics continued to perform CPR.

Sadly, she died shortly after arriving at hospital. The circumstances surrounding the incident is not yet known.



IN A SEPARATE INCIDENT:

A six-year-old boy drowned at Potchefstroom dam this morning. At approximately 10h30, paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the little boy on the embankment of the dam.

It is understood that a man on his fishing boat noticed the boy floating in the water.

Sadly, there was nothing that paramedics could do for the boy and he was later declared dead on scene. Family members of the boy were on scene at the time.

The police were called to the scene for further investigations. The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not known.



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