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Toddler Saved From Drowning on Anglesey Beach

Date
20/07/2014
What Happened
Person overboard/swept away/fell in the water
What Caused
Adverse environmental conditions
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Female
Causal Factors
Near miss
Injury Details
Further medical attention required (beyond basis on-site first aid)
Outcome
Near miss
Alcohol/Drugs
N/A

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Description of Incident
The quick thinking of two Anglesey men helped to save a two year old girl from drowning on the Anglesey beach in Aberffraw.

Angela Whittingham, who was on holiday with her parents, had to be given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation after she had been spotted struggling going under. Eric Roberts was one of two men who helped to save the young girl�s life and her family have been full of praise for the pair.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: �We were called at 3.54pm yesterday, Sunday July 20, to the beach in Aberffraw after a child had been recovered from the water.

"A crew in an emergency ambulance attended together with a Wales Air Ambulance, and a two-year-old girl was airlifted to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor in a stable condition.�
Supporting Information
http://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/anglesey-toddler-saved-drowning-incident-7463675

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