911 dispatcher talks neighbor through CPR to save life of one-year-old toddler who fell into pool on Christmas
- One-year-old named Conner was rescued on Christmas Day in Orlando, Florida
- He nearly drowned after falling in a pool but was saved using CPR
- 911 operator talked neighbor through the CPR until paramedics arrived
A 911 dispatcher has helped save the life of a one-year-old boy by talking a neighbor through CPR after the toddler nearly drowned in a pool.
The desperate 911 call came at about 3pm on Christmas Day, after one-year-old Connor fell into the pool behind his parents’ home in Orlando, Florida.
‘My 1-year-old just fell in the pool. He’s not responding,’ the boy’s mother wailed on the call.
Connor is seen with his father after nearly drowning in the family’s pool on Christmas
The boy fell into the backyard pool (above) and was pulled out not breathing
The boy wasn’t breathing and they couldn’t find a pulse. ‘His color’s not right,’ the mother said.
A neighbor was attempting to give CPR but didn’t know how, the mother said.
As paramedics rushed to the home on the 400 block of Bonifay Avenue, the dispatcher relayed CPR instructions to the neighbor during the five-minute call.
‘Pinch his nose closed and completely cover his mouth with your mouth,’ the dispatcher instructed. ‘And then blow two regular breaths into the lungs.’
Connor was revived by a neighbor using CPR after the dispatcher explained the procedure
Connor is alert and recovering in the hospital. He is expected to make a full recovery
During the call, a man could be heard wailing in the background: ‘I’m sorry. I’m so sorry.’
Soon Connor began breathing again. Firefighters arrived and took over the life-saving measures, and rushed the boy to Arnold Palmer Hospital.
Connor is alert and recovering in the hospital. He is expected to make a full recovery.