Child in critical condition after near-drowning

LAKE ELSINORE – A child found submerged in a backyard pool in Lake Elsinore Friday, June 9, was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

Emergency personnel were dispatched about 2:25 p.m. to the 31000 block of Willow View Place, just off Summerhill Drive, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Paramedics provided life-saving treatment at the scene, then rushed the youngster to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar. The child’s name and age were not released.

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