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Five-year-old injured after ‘accidental hanging’ in Sydney backyard

Family members performed CPR on the little girl.
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A little girl was rushed to hospital yesterday afternoon after an “accidental hanging” in a Sydney backyard.

Four crews were called to the Eastern Creek home, in Sydney’s northwest, at around 4:45pm on Tuesday, reports Yahoo7.

A NSW Ambulance spokesperson said family members had administered CPR on the five-year-old.

“They were cutting her down and gave her first aid,” he said, adding that the girl was now conscious and breathing at Westmead Children’s Hospital.

A NSW Police spokesperson confirmed the girl was transported to Westmead in a critical condition. Police are investigating the incident.

This article originally appeared on Marie Claire.

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