A three-year-old girl died drowned on Sunday after falling in the Sautatet waterfalls in the Gard.
Terrible accident on Sunday 19th August, in the Gard . A three-year-old girl drowned, after falling in the waterfalls of Sautatet, La Roque-sur-Cèze .
For a reason still unknown, the girl of three years fell in the waterfalls, around 3.30pm, reports France Bleu . She was found in cardiac arrest by a diver.
Another accident a little earlier
Despite the rapid intervention of twenty firefighters, already on site for the care of a young man of 19 years who had injured his knee after jumping in the Cèze, the girl could not be revived.
The cascades of Sautatet is a site considered “exceptional but dangerous”, as indicated on August 13 on its Twitter account of the prefecture of Gard.
[Prevention #noyades] Les Cascades du Sautadet, un site exceptionnel mais dangereux où la baignade est interdite🚩. Opération de prévention en présence de Thierry Dousset, directeur de cabinet de @Prefet30 , Edmond Jouvenel, maire, la @Gendarmerie et les @pompiersdugard. pic.twitter.com/HbBFIeMO0R
— Préfet du Gard (@Prefet30) 13 August 2018