Teen seriously injured in pool incident

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A teenage boy has serious injuries after a horrible New Year’s Eve incident in Cranebrook.

The 14-year-old reportedly dived head first into a shallow swimming pool, hitting his head and suffering suspected serious spinal injuries.

The teenager was unable to self-mobilise to exit the pool.

Emergency Services were called to the scene, and a Medical Retrieval Team was flown in by helicopter.

After extensive and extended treatment, the teenager was transported to Westmead Hospital by road, with a police escort.

Investigations into the incident are being carried out.

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