A young girl was choked after her scarf got caught on the playground. Supervisors were present at a northeast Calgary school but parents at O.S Geiger School are raising concerns on how the school managed the incident.
The police were called to help the paramedics and fire department at the school playground in Castleridge over lunch hour on a report of a medical emergency. Based on the report, a child was choked by a scarf caught in playground equipment. She was unresponsive and not breathing, but after CPR was able to breathe on her own.
The EMS transported
the 6-year old to Alberta Children’s Hospital.
Parents are demanding
answers from the school on what occurred. In a letter that was given to the
parents, the school indicated that supervisors were outside for lunch recess
and responded to the incident right away by calling 911.
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