Aurora, NY – 12-Year-Old Boy Almost Drowns During School Field Trip
Aurora, NY (June 12, 2019) – According to authorities in East Aurora, a 12-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after he nearly drowned while on a school field trip on Wednesday morning, June 12th. East Aurora police were called to the scene along with fire rescue officials around 10:30 a.m.
Police stated that the incident took place at the Town of Aurora Community Pool, as they were sent to that location for a possible drowning. Two lifeguards who were on duty at the time of the incident stated that the boy was underwater for too long. The lifeguards pulled the child from the water and he was unconscious and unresponsive at the time.
According to authorities, a third lifeguard performed rescue breaths and the child eventually regained consciousness. He was then transported to Oishei Children’s Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.
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 child as we preserve our highest hopes for his 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 don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our extensive experience to work for you today.
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