Boy loses both legs below knee in water-park accident

Posted Tuesday, July 11, 2006 5:17 PM | Contributed by supermandl

A seven-year-old boy seriously injured in a swimming pool accident at a Quebec water park has lost both legs below the knee. One of the boy's legs was severed Monday when he got caught in an intake pipe at the bottom of the pool. Alexis Auclair had been playing in the pool at the water park in Saint-Pie, about 50 kilometres east of Montreal. "He was sucked up in the tube," said witness Frederik Chr├ętien, an employee at Le Camping des Glissades d'eau St-Pie. leg was amputated in hospital.

Read more from The CBC.

Comments: 25

Loading...