Boy important after being pulled from water close to Hawkesbury River

A teenage boy has been flown to hospital in a important situation after being pulled unconscious from the Hawkesbury River on Monday afternoon.

Police say bystanders started CPR on the 16-year-old and tried to resuscitate him for as much as 40 minutes after he was pulled from the water close to Tizzana Highway in Sackville, in Sydney’s north-west, simply after noon.

A CareFlight helicopter was sent to the area where the boy was pulled from the water.

A CareFlight helicopter was despatched to the world the place the boy was pulled from the water.

NSW Ambulance Inspector Nathan Sheraton stated the nice Samaritans did an “extraordinary job” beneath troublesome circumstance in making an attempt to revive the boy earlier than paramedics arrived.

“It was a devastating scene for all concerned this afternoon,” he stated.