Two-year-old girl rescued from Huntingdonshire lake after falling in while in pushchair

PUBLISHED: 18:53 11 March 2014 | UPDATED: 18:53 11 March 2014

A two-year-old girl was rescued from a Buckden lake.

A two-year-old girl was rescued from a Buckden lake.

Archant

A two-year-old girl was rescued from a small lake in Buckden this morning (Tuesday) after she fell in while in her pushchair.

Paramedics rushed to the Huntingdonshire village after receiving reports of a baby having fallen into a lake at about 11.41am.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance said: “When ambulance crews arrived on scene they found out that the two-year-old girl had entered the small lake while still in her pushchair, and had thankfully been pulled out of the water very quickly.

“She was very lucky that she wasn’t submerged in the water for long and as a result did not appear to be seriously hurt. She was taken by ambulance to Hinchingbrooke Hospital for further assessment as a precaution.”

The ambulance service sent a rapid response car, an ambulance officer, and an ambulance to the scene. The air ambulance response car was also mobilised but was stood down when it became apparent that the casualty didn’t require critical care.

More news stories

Yesterday, 15:38

Staff at the Pets at Home store in St Neots are celebrating the success of this year’s Santa Paws appeal after their efforts helped raise an “astonishing” £1,476,668 for abandoned animals in the UK.

Yesterday, 13:57

A boat moored near Huntingdon town bridge has sunk.

Yesterday, 11:32

The A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme has been nominated for a national environmental award.

Yesterday, 10:33

An arson attack on a car in St Neots spread to neighbouring properties, firefighters have said.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter