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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