Two children pulled from water

Avoca beach lagoon

Just after 5.15pm yesterday (Wednesday 9 January 2018), emergency services were called to the Avoca Lagoon at Avoca Beach, after two children were pulled from water. 

A four-year-old boy was rescued by members of the public who commenced CPR until Ambulance paramedics arrived.

A five-year-old girl was also rescued and treated. 

He was airlifted to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead where he remains in a serious condition. 

She was taken to Gosford Hospital for observation.