iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A 12-year-old boy nearly drowned on a lazy river ride in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Monday evening after his leg got stuck in an underwater pump, according to police.North Myrtle Beach police arrived at the Avista Resort around 10 p.m. to “find a juvenile stuck underwater in what is believed to be the intake pump to the lazy river,” according to the police report.Pat Dowling, public information officer for the City of North Myrtle Beach, told ABC News the suction held the boy’s leg underwater because “the grate was not in place at that time.”First responders rescued the boy, who was not named by police. He was transported to a local hospital and his condition is unknown.One witness told Myrtle Beach Online that “the boy was stuck under water for almost 10 minutes.”Dowling said the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department is leading the investigation into the incident.The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control told ABC News that Avista had passed recent pool inspections.“DHEC conducts at least two annual unannounced routine inspections of all public swimming pools operating in the state of South Carolina during the swimming season,” the department said, adding that Avista had passed the two most recent inspections.Avista Resort did not immediately respond to ABC News’ request for comment.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
WORLD HANDBALL PLAYMAKER 2020? Telekom Veszprem “cut” 25% of salaries Related Items:Petar Nenadic, Veszprem handball Recommended for you Veszprem win in Ukraine, Nenadic scores 10! Click to comment ShareTweetShareShareEmail ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsSerbian playmaker, one of the best European players in the last few years, Petar Nenadic, talked with Zika Bogdanovic in #stayathome podcast of Balkan-Handball.com about his career and plans.Veszprem is one of the biggest institutions in Hungary and in the world of handball. Pressure always exist, a lot of money is invested in the club for many years. Unfortunately, Gyor won five finals, Veszprem have lost, but I am sure that we will witness a moment, when at the end my club will win the title. The last season could finish amazingly good after bad start. However, Veszprem isn’t only team who has a pressure of winning the Champions League – said Nenadic who played at RK Crvena zvezda, Algeciras, Barca Lassa (2007-2008), Pick Szeged (2008-2010), TT Holstebro (2010-12), Wisla Plock (2012-2014) and Fuchse Berlin (2014-2017), before he open chapter in Veszprem Arena on January 2018.I hope that Veszprem will be the last destination in my career. I don’t think to come back as a player to the place where I began – RK Crvena zvezda Belgrade. Maybe in some other role, but not as a player – said the 34-years old playmaker who has valid contract with Veszprem until 2022. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.