Condition of two-year-old in near drowning at Shelly Bay improves
The toddler who nearly drowned while enjoying a day out on the beach at the weekend is improving in hospital.
Police reported that the two-year-old was spotted in the water in a non-responsive state at Shelly Bay Beach on Saturday afternoon. A guardian was supervising the infant when the incident occurred shortly after 4pm.
Police said the toddler was rushed to hospital and was initially in a “critical condition”.
But yesterday afternoon a hospital spokeswoman said that, while the victim was still being monitored on the Intensive Care Unit, she had been taken off the critical list and was now in a stable condition.
Police are appealing for anyone who was at the scene who may have witnessed the events surrounding this unfortunate incident to contact police on 2950011.