15-Year-Old Boy in Costa Blanca’s Valencia Brought Back to Life by Emergency Services

CLOSE CALL: Teenager in Costa Blanca brought back to life. CREDIT: Shutterstock

A 15-year-old boy in Costa Blanca’s Alcalatén in Valencia has been brought back to life through Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) after drowning in a pool.

ACCORDING to the Centre for Emergency Information and Coordination, the teenager was rescued and brought back to life. He was rendered unconscious and appeared to have drowned whilst swimming in the pool with his friends.

The incident occurred at around 6.00pm last Saturday in the municipality of l’Aclora when the minor was unconsciously brought out of the pool and aided by the emergency services.

The boy’s companions had begun the basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation manoeuvres, which were carried on by the Primary Care physician and the basic life support health team.

Once the emergency team arrived, they performed advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other recovery techniques which managed to bring the 15-year-old boy back to life.

Subsequently, the minor was evacuated by helicopter to the Castellon General University Hospital as he showed symptoms of drowning.

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Laura Kemp

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