A seven-year-old girl drowned on Monday in a swimming pool in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. The accident happened during a school outing. The victim is in serious condition. A psychological help cell has been set up.
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A CP student drowned on Monday afternoon, June 5, during a school outing to the Georges-Hermant swimming pool located in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, learned France Blue Paris with the town hall, confirming information from the Parisian. The 7-year-old child was transported to Robert Debré hospital by the Samu, learned franceinfo from a police source. According to the same source, she is in serious condition, her vital prognosis is engaged.
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The accident took place during a swimming pool outing to learn swimming: it was not about the first session, indicates the mayor of the 19th arrondissement of Paris to France Bleu Paris. The girl was discovered at the bottom of the water and resuscitated on the spot by a lifeguard. “The number of supervisory staff was above the minimum required”underlines François Dagnaud, the mayor of the 19th arrondissement, with two pool lifeguards, and seven supervisors (two teachers, two sports teachers, and two sports educators from the city).
A psychological help cell has been set up, says Pierre Rabadan, the sports assistant for the city of Paris, to France Bleu Paris. All school swimming sessions in this pool are canceled until further notice, and the establishment will remain closed on Tuesday, June 6. The Paris prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation into the causes of the injuries, entrusted to the 19th arrondissement police station.
Source: France TV Info