A 10-year-old girl who was airlifted to the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne on Thursday remains in a stable condition.RENEE THOMPSON January 9, 2014 3:33pm
UPDATE FRIDAY 6pm: A young girl involved in an accident on the Murray River on Thursday remains in hospital in Melbourne.
The 10-year-old girl is in a stable condition today, after being in a serious but stable condition on Thursday night.
The girl suffered abdominal and chest injuries after the sea biscuit she was travelling on whipped out and hit the side of a houseboat.
UPDATE 6.05pm: Deniliquin police have described the accident this afternoon on the Murray River as a freak accident.
The girl is receiving treatment at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne.
More details in tomorrow's Riv on the girl's condition.
3.30pm: Emergency services have attended a serious accident on the Murray River this afternoon.
Paramedics have told the Riv a 10-year-old girl was being towed behind a boat on a sea biscuit when the accident took place.
The accident is understood to be near Merool Lane in Moama.
The Riv understands the girl may have abdominal and chest injuries.
More details shortly.
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