Girl, 2, airlifted to hospital after near drowning north-west of Brisbane

A TWO-year-old girl has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a near drowning north-west of Brisbane.

Paramedics were called to a house at Woodford, around 24 kilometres west of Caboolture, on Sunday afternoon.

On arrival, they found the little girl barely alive after swallowing an excessive amount of water.


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She was treated at the scene by paramedics and has since been airlifted to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

Queensland Ambulance said the child is in a critical condition.

Meanwhile, a one-year-old girl has been transported to the same hospital after she too almost drowned in a backyard swimming pool at a house in Daisy Hill around 2.40pm.

She was conscious and breathing when paramedics arrived. Queensland Ambulance said she was in a stable condition.

It comes after a three-year-old boy almost drowned at a private residence in Broadbeach Waters.

He’s in a stable condition in the Gold Coast University Hospital.

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