WJTV News Channel 12 - Child Pulled from Clinton YMCA Pool & Taken to Hospital

Child Pulled from Clinton YMCA Pool & Taken to Hospital

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CLINTON, Miss. - Officials say a child has been rushed to the hospital after being pulled from the pool at the YMCA located on Lindale Street in Clinton.

The Clinton Fire Department responded to the call of a possible drowning this afternoon. When they arrived on the scene, lifeguards had already pulled the little boy out of the pool and they were performing CPR.

Paramedics took over and the child began breathing again, officials say. He was taken to UMC.

According to Melissa Gray Brewer with the YMCA, lifeguards removed food from the boy's airway and said he was conscious when he was taken to the hospital. Bystanders said the boy was a toddler.

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