February 15, 2018 1:40 pm
Updated: February 21, 2018 1:11 pm

Teen in critical condition after being found in Rosemont pool

A 14-year-old boy rushed to hospital after he was found unconscious at the bottom of indoor swimming pool in Rosemont.

Global News

A 14-year-old boy is in hospital in critical condition after he was found unconscious in an indoor swimming pool in Montreal’s Rosemont borough.

Urgences-santé was called to Centre-Père Marquette on Drucourt Avenue at around 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday.

The 14-year-old student of École Père-Marquette was resuscitated on scene by paramedics, a spokesperson for Urgences-santé said.

The boy was rushed to hospital in critical condition and was breathing, Urences-santé said.

Montreal police were on scene to lend assistance to paramedics.

One lifeguard and a gym teacher were supervising the swimming class, Alain Perron, spokesperson for the Montreal School board, said.

A spokesperson for Urgences-santé said a lifeguard was also being evaluated on site for shock.

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