Toddler nearly drowns in backyard pool in Gladstone

AN INFANT was pulled out of a backyard pool at Glen Eden with an "altered level of consciousness" after nearly drowning today.

Queensland Ambulance responded to reports of the near drowning at around 1pm today.

The toddler nearly drowned in a Glen Eden pool.
The toddler nearly drowned in a Glen Eden pool.

When paramedics arrived the infant was stable and according to reports, was pulled out of the pool conscious and breathing.

QAS has taken to the infant to Gladstone Base hospital in a stable condition but the QAS spokeswoman said the infant at suffered from an "altered level of consciousness".

The QAS spokeswoman said doctors would need to check if the infant's chest was clear after swallowing water.



WICET's hopes of $130m pay day dashed by supreme court

premium_icon WICET's hopes of $130m pay day dashed by supreme court

Judge dashes WICET's case for $130m payout from New Hope

BREAKING: Two cars collide near Gladstone CBD

premium_icon BREAKING: Two cars collide near Gladstone CBD

A car has crashed into a pole outside an Auckland St business.

Time's ticking to have your say on fishing reform

premium_icon Time's ticking to have your say on fishing reform

Find out how you can participate in survey