Girl, five, is revived after she stopped breathing when she almost drowned at a popular amusement park – as witnesses praise lifeguards and members of the public for saving her
- Five-year-old girl is resuscitated in near drowning at Adventure World in Perth
- Amusement park goers reportedly pulled the young girl from the water
- Life guards performed CPR on the girl after she stop breathing on Saturday
- She was rushed to Fiona Stanley Hospital in a critical condition
A five-year-old girl is lucky to be alive after being pulled unconcious from the water at a popular Perth amusement park.
Paramedics were called to the Adventure World amusement park in Bibra Lake at 12.15pm on Saturday.
Members of the public pulled the girl who was found face down and unconscious in the water before life guards performed CPR after she stopped breathing.
A five-year-old girl was resuscitated at Adventure World in Briba Lake, Perth, on Saturday
She regained consciousness and was taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital in a critical condition.
Adventure World chief executive Andrew Sharry thanked the two park guests who played a ‘pivotal role’ in saving her life, according to The West Australian.
‘Early this afternoon an unsupervised five-year-old girl was retrieved from the main pool by the two closest guests,’ he said.
‘Our lifeguard checked vitals and commenced CPR immediately. Our First Response Team arrived and provided further support.
‘The girl responded within moments and was then stabilised until the ambulance arrived.’
She was later transported to Perth’s Children Hospital and is now in a stable condition.
A witness has described the incident as ‘horrible’, according to Perth Now.
‘A young girl, she was helped and fortunately taken to hospital breathing,’ Sarah Louise wrote via social media.
‘The life guards and members of the public did a great job.
‘Was a horrible scene.’
Hundreds of children and their families were reportedly at the popular amusement park during the time of the incident.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Adventure World for comment.
The girl was rushed to Perth’s Children Hospital and is now in a stable condition