Sunrise Toddler In Critical Condition After Falling Into Pool

SUNRISE (CBS4) – A Sunrise toddler remains hospitalized in critical condition after falling into the family’s pool.

Sunrise Fire spokesman Division Chief Jim Dixon said when police officers arrived at the home in the 21 hundred block of NW 64th Terrace Saturday afternoon they found the 3-year old boy, who had already been pulled from the pool, was not breathing and had no pulse. The immediately began CPR. Paramedics arrived and rushed the boy to Plantation General Hospital where Dixon said boy went into cardiac arrest.

Doctors were able to restore the boy’s pulse and breathing, he was then placed on a respirator.

Dixon said a one of the boy’s parents and a teen sibling were home at the time of the accident, each apparently thought the other was watching the boy.

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