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Student nearly drowns at Montclair school

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

September 29, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Quick thinking by students and teachers at Montclair High School helped save the life of a drowning student.A freshman student jumped into the deep end of a pool and didn't resurface during a physical education class on Tuesday.

Students alerted a teacher, who dove into the pool to pull the boy onto the surface.

The student was not breathing and did not have a pulse. Within seconds, the athletic trainer performed CPR and restored the student's breathing.

The student was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and is expected to recover.