Girl, 17, making progress after West Vancouver scuba diving accident

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The Province is reporting that a teenaged girl who survived a life-and-death ordeal while scuba diving in West Vancouver is making significant progress.

Airlifted to Vancouver General Hospital late Saturday afternoon from Whytecliff Park, the 17-year-old was immediately rushed to the intensive care unit, but Sunday her conditon was getting progressively better.

“Her breathing is being assisted with the use of a ventilator, but her condition is improving and she is speaking with family,” said West Vancouver Police Sgt. Ed Pearce.

“The 17- year old female diver is now listed in serious condition in the intensive care unit.”

Read more: http://www.theprovince.com/Girl+making+progress+after+West+Vancouver+scuba+diving+accident/8566182/story.html#ixzz2X8N4DysZ

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Lee has been in the marketing industry for the last 15 years and now specializes in teaching marketing techniques to people in the scuba diving industry. He is founder of Dive Media Solutions which, in addition to providing complete marketing, media, communications and IT solutions exclusively for the scuba diving industry, also produces The Scuba News. You can connect with Lee via Twitter by following @DiveMedia

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