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2 Children Hospitalized After Community Pool Accident

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woodland springs neighborhood pool 2 Children Hospitalized After Community Pool Accident

Emergency crews responded to the Woodland Springs neighborhood swimming pool after reports of a diving accident involving a 9-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Rescuers rushed to a community pool in Fort Worth after getting calls to help a child.

Around 3 p.m. calls were placed reporting a possible diving accident at the Woodland Springs neighborhood pool, near Timberland and Old Denton Road.

An off-duty emergency room nurse was in the area when the incident occurred and immediately started CPR on an unresponsive 4-year-old boy.

A 3-year-old girl was was also in the pool at the time of the incident.  The girl was never unconscious, but did swallow some water.

The 4-year-old boy had been placed on a ventilator when he was taken to an area hospital by CareFlite helicopter.

The 3-year-old girl was transported to the hospital by ambulance and is said to have been responsive and talking.

There is a sign posted at the pool that says, “no diving” and “no lifeguard on duty”.

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