A 20-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital after a swimming pool accident near Shepparton on Saturday. It is believed the man slipped or jumped from a roof and hit his head on the side of the pool.SOPHIE MALCOLM January 7, 2013 4:50am
A 20-year-old man was airlifted to Melbourne after hitting his head in an Orrvale pool at the weekend.
A 20-year-old man was airlifted to hospital after a swimming pool accident near Shepparton at the weekend.
Ambulance Victoria spokesman John Mullen said paramedics were called to an Orrvale address just after 6
Mr Mullen said it appeared the man had jumped or slipped off a roof into a swimming pool and hit his head on the side of the pool.
He said the man suffered head and suspected spinal injuries and was treated at the scene by MICA paramedics. He was flown to The Alfred hospital in a critical condition.
A spokesman for the hospital said the man was in a serious but stable condition yesterday afternoon.
Mr Mullen said there had been a number of callouts for water-related incidents and injuries recently.
He urged people to be cautious.
‘‘The message is, particularly to visitors, too, to check where you’re swimming.’’
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