4-year-old boy critical after near drowning at Skyway pool
KING COUNTY — Firefighters in King County responded to the Creston Point apartment complex Saturday afternoon on reports of a near drowning.
Bystanders rescued the 4-year-old boy from the pool and began CPR. When firefighters arrived a short time later he was unconscious, but breathing on his own.
“The boy, who was seen wearing a life jacket prior to the incident, was seen in surveillance without his life jacket sliding into the deep end of the pool,” said Dave Nelson, spokesperson.
The boy was under water for an estimated five minutes according to the fire department.
He was transported to Children’s Hospital in critical condition.
The King County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.