Toddlers critical after being pulled from Sydney backyard pool

Josh Dutton
·News Reporter
·1-min read

Two toddlers are in a critical condition after being pulled from a pool in Sydney’s southwest.

An 18-month-old girl and a 23-month-old boy were found unresponsive in a backyard swimming pool at Lakewood Crescent, Casula, on Saturday about 2.45pm (local time), NSW Police said.

Two toddlers were pulled unresponsive from a backyard pool in Sydney's southwest. Source: 7News
Two toddlers were pulled unresponsive from a backyard pool in Sydney's southwest. Source: 7News
Paramedics and police at the scene in Casula. Source: 7News
Paramedics and police at the scene in Casula. Source: 7News

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated them at the scene before they were taken to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Officers from Liverpool City Police Area Command have established a crime scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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