Child critical after near drowning in East Falls

July 19, 2012 7:55:17 AM PDT
A young child is in the hospital after almost drowning in an East Falls swimming pool.

The near drowning happened Wednesday at the KROC Salvation Army facility on Wissahickon Avenue.

Someone pulled the child out of the wading pool and performed CPR. Medics arrived and rushed the child to Saint Christopher's Hospital.

That child is in critical condition.