PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A child was rushed to the hospital after a reported near-drowning in a bathtub at a residence in Pittsburgh’s Hill District Friday afternoon.
Emergency officials were called to the home on the 600-block of Hollace Street around 3 p.m.READ MORE: Conversation About Stricter Gun Laws Returns To Harrisburg
According to Pittsburgh Public Safety officials, the babysitter put the baby boy in the bathtub with about three-inches of water in it.
She left for a moment to get a bath towel, and officials say when she returned she found the 15-month-old lethargic but breathing.
The baby was taken to Children’s Hospital for treatment.READ MORE: Petition To Stop PennDOT's Proposal To Toll Interstate 79 In Bridgeville Tallies Nearly 3,000 Signatures
There’s not word on his condition.
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