AURORA, ill. – A 9-year-old boy is recovering after falling through the ice while playing soccer with a friend Aurora.
At around 6.24pm, a 9-year-old boy fell through the ice while he and a friend were playing soccer, authorities said.
The ball went over the ice and when the 9-year-old went to retrieve the ball, he fell.
The boy’s friend ran to get his mother.
The friend’s mom jumped into the water to keep the boy afloat as firefighters arrived to rescue the boy and woman, police said.
The 9-year-old is expected to make a full recovery.
He is being treated for hypothermia.
The woman denied hospitalization and is expected to make a full recovery.