Glendale, AZ (October 28, 2019) – A toddler is in critical condition after being pulled from a Glendale pool on Sunday afternoon.
Authorities said that the 1-year-old girl was found in a residential pool near 67th Avenue and Camelback Road by her mother, who initiated CPR before first responders arrived at the scene. Glendale Fire Department spokeswoman Ashley Losch said that when fire crews arrived, they were able to get the girl to breathe on her own. The girl was transported via ambulance to a local hospital, where she remains in serious condition.
No other information was immediately available, though authorities are still investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family. We hope for her full recovery.
Nationwide, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death among toddlers and preschool-aged children. Phoenix ranks number one in the nation when it comes to both pool ownership and residential drowning accidents.
These drowning accidents can mean tragic circumstances for victims and their families. Whether it’s financial difficulties, long-term physical issues or emotional trauma, victims and their families are left to cope with catastrophic situations following these serious incidents.
But those affected can contact a personal injury lawyer for help, especially after drowning accidents caused by the negligent actions of others.
ELG Law’s premise liability attorneys have years of experience when it comes to seeking justice for victims and their families. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Phoenix and broader Arizona community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.
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