‘She was shouting ‘my tummy, my tummy’. I tried to pull her up and break the vacuum, but it was too strong. I tried to break the vacuum with my fingers,’ the devastated mum told The Sun.
‘My mother switched the jacuzzi off and ran for help but it still would not let her go. She was there for about a minute.’
A lifeguard came and switched off the electronics that powered the hot tub, but by then serious damage had been done.
Nicola explains that Isabella’s bowel had been so badly damaged that sections of her intestines had to be removed.
She is now in an induced coma in hospital while doctors attempt to repair the damage.