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Close call for child in dam near Booral

UPDATE:

11am Wednesday: THE toddler rushed to Hervey Bay Hospital after almost drowning in a dam near Booral remains in a stable condition and is still under observation at hospital.  

EARLIER:

AN 18-month-old child was rushed to Hervey Bay Hospital after a near drowning in a dam near Booral about 3pm on Tuesday.

The child was unconscious but breathing when Hervey Bay critical care ambulance officers arrived at the private property.

The toddler was in a stable condition upon arrival at Hervey Bay Hospital.

The Chronicle contacted Hervey Bay Hospital at 630am Wednesday and is awaiting an update on the child's health. 

Topics:  booral, child, dam, near drowning, toddler




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