Boy, 2, Found Face Down In Pool Airlifted To Hospital

WOODLAND HILLS (CBS) — A 2-year-old boy found face down in a Woodland Hills swimming pool Tuesday afternoon was airlifted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where he was listed in serious condition.

Paramedics were sent to 4600 block of North Cerrillos Drive at 3:24 p.m., Matt Spence of the city fire department said.

The child’s vital signs were stable, and he was apparently conscious as he was being put aboard the helicopter, according to reports from the scene.

Spence said the child is awake and breathing at the hospital, but is listed in serious condition.

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