Teenager meets the medics who saved his life

Date: Friday 10th May 2019

COLD is likely to have saved the life of Appleby teenager Kacper Krauze after he was submerged under water for about half an hour following an accident at the River Eden in February.

Medics who treated the 13-year-old Appleby Grammar School pupil said his body became hypothermic, negating the need for the blood supply to his brain.

Some of those involved in the rescue operation got to meet the teenager at the Great North Air Ambulance Service base at Langwathby on Tuesday as he continues to make a miraculous recovery.

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