07/29/2015 02:34 EDT | Updated 07/29/2016 05:59 EDT

83-year-old woman falls in pool, in life-threatening condition

An 83-year-old woman is in life-threatening condition after she fell into her swimming pool with her walker in Scarborough on Wednesday afternoon.

When she was pulled out of the water by paramedics, she was without vital signs. She has been rushed to hospital.

Neighbours heard the woman yelling from her backyard for help and called for help. Paramedics arrived to the house, in the McCowan Road and Brimorton Drive area, about 15 minutes after noon.

Paramedics and neighbours had to break down the back gate to get to the swimming pool. There they found the woman in the pool with her walker. They pulled her out of the water and performed CPR and full resuscitation efforts on her.