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Drowning: Toddler, 3, saved by locals at Lake Neangar Bendigo Victorian

Boy, 3, fighting for life after almost drowning in a lake before locals saved him with CPR

  • A boy, 3, is in a critical condition in after he almost drowned in a Victorian lake
  • He was found in Lake Neangar in the Bendigo suburb of Eaglehawk on Sunday 
  • One resident performed CPR on the boy before he was airlifted to hospital

A toddler is fighting for life after he was found motionless in a Victorian lake by horrified locals.

The boy, 3, was discovered floating in Lake Neangar in the Bendigo suburb of Eaglehawk on Sunday morning before the group pulled him from the water.

It is understood one of his rescuers desperately performed CPR on the child while they waited for paramedics to arrive.

A three-year-old boy was found unresponsive by locals in Lake Neangar (pictured) in the Victorian suburb of Eaglehawk on Sunday

A Victoria Police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that emergency services arrived at the scene around 11:50am.

Ambulance Victoria revealed the boy was airlifted to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.

He is in a critical condition. 

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It's understood a member of the public performed CPR on the toddler before he was airlifted by paramedics to the Royal Children's Hospital (pictured)

It’s understood a member of the public performed CPR on the toddler before he was airlifted by paramedics to the Royal Children’s Hospital (pictured)

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