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Toddler airlifted after near drowning in Sunshine Coast pool

A two-year-old boy has been airlifted to Brisbane by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue this morning following a near drowning in a pool at a Sunshine Coast property.

The toddler was pulled from the water unconscious sometime between 6.30am-7am and was taken to the local hospital by road suffering breathing difficulties.

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter received the call for help at 8.30am to retrieve the boy from Nambour General Hospital.

He was flown to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in a critical but stable condition.