Bystander Saves Child After Indio Near Drowning

Bystander Saves Child After Indio Near Drowning

INDIO – A total of five Cal Fire and Riverside County Firefighters responded to the report of a three-year-old child found floating in a pool.

At around 10:55 a.m. on Saturday morning a frantic call was made reporting that the child was found in the pool in the 41200 block of Stimson Court in the City of Indio.

A bystander started CPR and the child was breathing prior to the call. The child, who is in stable condition, was transported to a local hospital for observation. There is no further information available at this time.

Parents are reminded to pay close attention when children are in or near a pool. Drowning can be a silent killer and can happen very quickly. For more information on how you can prevent a drowning see the Safe Kids Worldwide website.

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