12-year-old boy pulled unconscious from a swimming pool

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter

A 12-year-old boy has been flown to hospital in a critical condition after being pulled unconscious from a swimming pool at Wyong.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 11am on Saturday, October 24, following initial reports that a child had been pulled from the water and needed immediate care.

Numerous Ambulances Paramedics attended and commenced treatment prior to the arrival of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and Critical Care Medical Team which landed adjacent to the pool.

Due to the condition of the child, he was placed in an induced coma and placed on life support before being flown to John Hunter Hospital.

Dilon Luke