Posted on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 12:29 am
Ramapo, NY (May 22, 2019) – Two small girls were rescued after nearly drowning in a pool during an unsafe property accident that occurred on Monday, May 20th. According to officials, the incident took place at a home located at 2 Sydell Lane at approximately 12:30 p.m.
Police stated that the two girls, ages 2 and 3, had to be rescued after falling into a pool which may not have been properly fenced off. A call came in concerning the victims who were initially reported as unresponsive. An individual at the home who has CPR training was able to pull the girls from the water and begin life-saving compressions.
First responders arrived at the scene to find both the girls removed from the pool. The victims were not fully breathing but maintained steady pulses as medical crews worked to assist them. They were transported to Westchester Medical Center via ambulance but their current conditions have not been provided at this time.
Unsafe Property Accidents in New York
While the events of this incident are likely nothing more than a simple accident, it is important to understand that, as victims, you and your loved ones may have serious rights moving forward. Unfortunately, unsafe property accidents in New York occur all too often and frequently lead to terribly severe injuries or death. At this time, we would first like to extend our deepest sympathies to the injured children as we preserve our highest hopes for their full recoveries.
At Hach & Rose, our dedicated accident attorneys are passionate about holding negligent parties and other entities, such as an employer or property owner, accountable for the pain caused by blatantly inattentive actions. As members of the community, we are here for you and your family 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in an unsafe property accident in New York, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our extensive experience to work for you today.
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